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Buscate War Memorial

Buscate is a small town located in Lombardy, about 20 kms west of Milan. Here’s a picture of its War Memorial, built obviously during fascist era. 10 more words

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Peppino

Why such a title? Just because the man who has sent this photograph was named “Peppino (which stands for “Giuseppe”). I think he must be the man on the right. 35 more words

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1918 - J. Catucci

2100 51st Avenue

This whole property, a stolid apartment building with a commanding view over the Melrose district, was paved by the Catucci company along with that side of Melrose Avenue. 10 more words

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The Rider

And only a few weeks after my post about the monument dedicated to Italian cavalrymen, here’s a true photograph of an Italian rider! I love the contrast between the rider (probably an officer, even if I cannot see his rank) with leather gloves and the two soldiers behind him. 23 more words

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Ai prodi di Morivione

4 photos for today’s post, but it’s needed. I’ve recently discovered, less than 1 km from the place where I work a small chapel, which seemed to be very similar you can find in French and Italian campaigns. 199 more words

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Surrender at Cima Ekar

This interesting and moving picture comes from a book bought some days ago: Epoca – 50 anni fa: Vittorio Veneto; this book is about the last year of the war in Italy. 50 more words

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RJ, Katherine, and the Lovely Home They Did Not Enjoy

Today, I visited the Reynolda House in Winston-Salem. Now a museum of American art this is open to the public, the Reynolda House was originally constructed in 1917 as a home for tobacco giant RJ Reynolds, his wife, and their four children.

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