The Great War in the shadow of Marmolada
Gabriele Valentini presents: "The Great War in Val di Fassa", focus on Marmolada glacier
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Gabriele Valentini, local Great War passionate, narrates the most significant vicissitudes on the Queen of the Dolomites. The First World War left a profound mark on the land and the recent history of the valley. It was precisely on these mountains of Fassa that the Italian-Austrian frontline was drawn, with the formation on Marmolada glacier of a military fort below zero degrees, the famous "Ice City", and in the San Pellegrino area of numerous trenches, still visible today. In Italian language. At the "La Gran Ciasa" community building; free entry.
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