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Old San Pietro is a village of modern historical importance. In December 1943 the town was bombed... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Joseph G
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Montreal, Canada
Interesting Museum on the Battle of San Pietro

This is an interesting museum on the battle of San Pietro in World War II. The staff are very... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
tyfatchild
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St. Gabriel
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Piazza San Nicola, 81049 San Pietro Infine, Italy
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Old San Pietro is a village of modern historical importance. In December 1943 the town was bombed out of existence and about 500 inhabitants were forced to hide and live in nearby caves to escape the bombings of Allied Forces, mainly US and British. After...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is an interesting museum on the battle of San Pietro in World War II. The staff are very helpful and courteous. We toured the museum as part of our tour of the Monte Cassino and Anzio battlefields with Dr. Danila Bracaglia. The museum visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

A group of 25 international graduate students visited San Pietro in November 2017 as part of a larger staff ride. As one student stated, "I will never forget the empty streets of San Pietro." A beautiful museum, a welcoming staff, and the John Huston's WWII...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The story of San Pietro is well known to those who have studied the Italian Campaign of 1943/44 but to the rest of us it is a little known tragedy. Our volunteer guide provided an indept insight into the origins and daily life of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative memorial, great little museum too with a fantastic movie in English about the battle here. Highly recommended and a lovely place

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Signore Nardelli provides a comprehensive, unique history of the area. It is touching and thorough. He is passionate about the history and shares it in a loving manner. It is an important part of one's visit to San Pietro Inline.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were very happy we went here. It is a lot of climbing up, up, up on steps but well worth the effort if you can do it. W loved it, stopped and rested and then kept going. We were the only sign of life,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Diane C
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We visited this hill top village about 15 minutes' drive south of Cassino. It was liberated by American troops in December 1943 during very heavy fighting and left after the war unreconstructed. The village was rebuilt further down the hill. The effect is rather like...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Peter M
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