First Relation September 1944

HEADQUARTERS

ALLIED MILITARY GOVERNMENT

PERUGIA PROVINCE

1 October 1944
SUBJECT: HANDING-OVER REPORT.
TO: A.M.G. Eighth Army

1. POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATION

During this month a review of the work and abilities of all Sindaci was made in co-operation with the Prefect.
Feeling has been aroused in certain parts of the Province by the release of prominent category fascists from concentration camps and their return to their former place of residence. This has occurred where they were interned for a period of three months.

2. LEGAL

251 A.M.G. Cases were tried of which 134 were curfew and 10 kilometre violation. The C.A.Os try their cases with care and give just sentences. All Italian Courts are functioning.

3. PUBLIC SAFETY

The Questura is working well, handicapped by lack of experienced administrators. Application has been made for three Commisarios and it is hoped they will be sent soon.
Defascistisation and dismissals from public service number, up to September 20,678.

4. FINANCE

L. 800,000,000 were allotted to Banks to finance the harvest, of which 600,000,000 lire have already been advanced.
Bank deposits are over 1 Milliard of lire.
All Communes have been inspected and advances made after inspections of Communal budgets.

5. SUPPLIES

The position is satisfactory except for the complete absence of any distribution of fats.
No sugar was received this month. 204 Tons of A.M.G. food were received. 84,401 gallons of P.O.L. were received up to Sept. 20th.
Industry: Match, Cigarette, Tomato Canning and Children’s Clothing factories have been restarted.

6. AGRICULTURE

Grain threshed 1,815,000 qtls.
To be threshed 15,010
Amassed 690,000
To be amassed 170,000.
Export of Cattle: 236 Head of Cattle have been exported up to Sept. 28th for the production of vaccine. The vaccine is being produced in this province and 6,000 have been distributed.

7. MEDICAL & REFUGEES

Distribution is being made of clothing to persons whose clothes have been lost through war damage.
Supply of medicine has been received and distribution is being made to the Communes in proportion to demands received. There have been 170 cases of typhoid and paratyphoid in the district of CittĂ  di Castello. Outbreak now under control and vaccine distributed.

8. PUBLIC WORKS

Electricity: No change since last report.
Repairs to generating plants are proceeding with Army assistance.
Water: Some damage resulted from floods which has been repaired, but no further shortage is now expected.
Roads: All Military roads have been surveyed by Engineers of 52 CRE in co-operation with civil engineers of this section.
Bridges: A Priority program has been worked out in conjunction with 52 CRE, and. work proceeding in accordance with 2 it. Owing to defective electrical equipment production of cement at Spoleto has dropped to 50 tons per day. New electrical equipment found and in 2 weeks production is expected to be 200 Tons a day. No shortage of bricks, quarries or sand.
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