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Fossalta di Piave –Piave River Site

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Description:

The site is located adjacent to a walkway on the levee of the Piave River, behind an Italian Monument “Battisero della Pace” dedicated to the memory of the “Ragazzi of ’99” (The Boys of ’99- which commemorates the Italian soldiers born in 1899 who were thrown into the Piave defense at a young age in 1917/18).

Address:

Intersection of three roads: Via Ragazzi del ’99 (SP48); Via Guiseppe Garabaldi; and, Via Gonfo; Fossalta di Piave 30020 , Fossalta di Piave , Venezia , Veneto , Italy

The site is located on the levee of the Piave River –the “Sacred Piave” where the Italian Army stopped the Austro-German attack in November 1917- in the town of Fossalta di Piave. Fossalta di Piave is just off the Autostrada A4 east of Venice (Venezia). From the town center, the main road –SP 48- runs to the Piave river where the site is located. The site is also accessible along a bikeway/walkway which follows the Piave River along the levee.

Map reference (click on pin to see Lat/Long):

45.6501 12.5147 Intersection of three roads: Via Ragazzi del ’99 (SP48); Via Guiseppe Garabaldi; and, Via Gonfo; Fossalta di Piave 30020

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