The Ossuary of Mount Cimone

Monte Cimone, Tonezza del Cimone
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In September of 1916 at 5.45, the entire top of Mount Cimone was blasted burying the entire infantry brigade of Sele. During the early post-war period the remains of 1,210 dead were recovered, buried in a single compartment constituting the actual ossuary. The Ossuary was inaugurated on 28 September 1929 with the presence of Prince Umberto of Savoy.

 

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