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Immagine di Museo Storico Sacrario Militare Caduti D'Oltremare

Via Giovanni Gentile, 31 - Bari [Map]

  • From Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 14.00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 08.00 - 13.00

080/5530330

This museum recalls the overseas military events in which the Italian army was engaged during the first and second world wars. The exibition is rich in photos and charts that outline the main operational phases of italian troops. Several relics and arms complete the photographic collection. Moreover a reconstruction of the italian expansion into Eritrea, Tripoli, and Cyrenaica has been organized to commemorate worthily those who died in the colonial wars.the large war memorial holds the bodies of over 75.000 soldiers gathered in "bronze columbaria" whereas in the crypt lie the tombs of the unknown soldiers. An imposing granite cross dominates the war memorial.



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