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Memorial stone at the Forbici Pass

Place:

Passo delle Forbici - 42030 Villa Minozzo

How to get there:

Place: Forbici Pass.
Way: The memorial stone is placed near the fount of the Partisans, close to the Cai path to Case Civago and Medioeval road to Ca' dal Pret.

Tourist Area:

Appennine

Additional notes:

Description:
the iconography is that of a rectangular memorial stone with a made of and an epigraph in relief on the two sides. The monument shows a metal crucifix and it is set over a fountain. Built by the of the 20° comittees of Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna and by Villa Minozzo Commune Administration, its unveiling dates back to 1965.
Inscription:
On the left side: "RED STAR BRIGADE AND SOVIET PARTISANS HERE FALLEN IN BATTLE ON 2 JUNE 1944/XX RESISTANCE COMITTEES/ REGGIO EMILIA/MODENA/BOLOGNA/AND VILLA MINOZZO COMMUNE/IN THE TWENTIETH SACRIFICE/." On the right side: "THEY DIED AS WE COULD BE FREE". "N. Brugnoli, A. Canovi - The Sorrowful Stone".

Analytical text:

Typology:
Memorial stone
Last update: July 10, 2019

Municipality:

Villa Minozzo
Piazza della Pace, 1
42030 Villa Minozzo (RE)
0522 801122
0522 801359

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