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Italy
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Emilia-Romagna

Viale Giosuè Carducci
(Giardino Caduti di Cefalonia)

Monumento Caduti di Cefalonia

Cephalonia Massacre Monument

The Massacre of the Acqui Division, also known as the Cephalonia Massacre, was the mass execution of the men of the Italian 33rd Acqui Infantry Division by the Germans on the island of Cephalonia, Greece, in September 1943, following the Italian armistice during the Second World War
Ilario Fioravanti
1985

Cesena /  Monumento Caduti di Cefalonia   Cesena /  Monumento Caduti di Cefalonia

Description

Bronze statue of a woman holding a document with two hands above her head. On the document is the text:

…e vollero essere uomini
non cedettero alla imposizione
non abbandonarono le armi
non furono sconfitti
ai Caduto di Cefalonia

At her foot is a marble plaque with the text:

CEFALONIA grecia SETTEMBRE 1943

Inscription(s)

e vollero essere uomini
non cedettero alla imposizione
non abbandonarono le armi
non furono sconfitti

Signature

fioravanti 1985
fonderia ..ti. com

Sculptor

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Location (N 44°8'20" - E 12°14'49")

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