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Back by popular demand this summer, is a second, “FAI Lest we forget – Places of War in Peacetime” at the British and Commonwealth Cemetery in Torino di Sangro. This event is hosted by FAI, but is guided be Francesco Di Cintio who is a military historian and IGBG Accredited Battlefield Guide. (We have also been told he speaks English so he can help answer questions that arise in English as well). There will be an interlude of readings and music by the volunteers of the FAI Youth Group of Vasto.
“My boy Jack:
the history, memory, and meaning of
Sangro River War Cemetery”
The British and Commonwealth Cemetery in Torino di Sangro contains 2,617 graves of servicemen who lost their lives during World War II from countries including those from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa who fought for the Allied forces and for the liberation of Italy from its Nazi occupation.
The visit will start at 17.30. It is advisable to arrive at least 10 minutes in advance if booking on the day.
The cost is
€ 5.00 for FAI members
€8.00 for non-members
For further information and advance reservations:
Whatsapp – 349 6811863;
We will do our best to keep this calendar up to date, however in the case of last-minute cancellations due to adverse weather conditions, Covid outbreaks and so forth this may not always be possible. In these cases, you should contact the event organiser for a refund as we are not responsible for the events on the calendar, only compiling them into an easy list. As soon as we have news from an organiser when any event will be rescheduled we will update the calendar accordingly.
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