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  • Monument to Brazilian soldiers

    (modern architecture a Gaggio Montano)

    Piana di Guanella 40030 Bombiana BO
    Getting here: The monument lies next to the tower of Guanella

    The monument celebrates the memory of all the Brazilian soldiers that fought, suffered and died in the area of Gaggio Montano during the Winter and Spring 1944-1945.
    The Brazilian army fought a harsh battle against the German army in the plane of Guanella. The battle left an enormous amount of dead soldiers. Several of the soldier that died here were from a village near Rio de Janeiro, where the memory of this battle is still alive in local place names, thanks to Agostino José Rodriguez.

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    Information by Redazione dell'Appennino Bolognese
    Last update: 28/01/15     (NewsID: 5447)
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