Enrico Toti statue (from behind), Villa Borghese

Italy’s One-Legged Cyclist Turned World War I Hero

Enrico Toti may have the most fascinating World War I┬ástory I’ve ever read: Enrico lost his left leg while working for Italian railways, at the age of 24. After his injury he became a cyclist. In 1911, riding on a…


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