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25th April – Liberation day in Barga

25th April – Liberation day in Barga

The 25th April is the day that Italy commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War.

Today in Barga was held the 72nd annual 25th April celebrations to commemorate the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. The holiday is meant to honour all those who died during the war, from soldiers fighting overseas to civilian victims of Allied bombings and atrocities committed during Nazi Germany’s bitter retreat […]

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25th April celebrations in Barga

25th April celebrations in Barga

The 25th April is the day that Italy commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War.

The celebrations for the 25th April took place not just in Barga but also included for the fourth year running, “the liberation walk” up to Sommocolonia via the old mule track. A huge participation this year with people almost queuing up at one point to go up the track. Cloudy weather with a chill wind blowing […]

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25th April at Sommocolonia

25th April at Sommocolonia

the Aristodemo's once again providing the sound track for the day

The celebrations for the 25th April took place not just in Barga (article here) but also included for the third year running, “the liberation walk” up to Sommocolonia via the old mule track.  A huge participation this year with people almost queing up at one point to go up the track. A fine day with […]

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25th April celebrations in Barga

25th April celebrations in Barga

The 25th April is the day that Italy commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War.

This morning in Barga was held the annual 25th April celebrations to commemorate the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. A wreath was laid at the Fosso and then shortly after another up at Sommocolonia at the Monumento Monticino with the ever present Alpini in attendance. listen to ‘25th […]

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25th April – Liberation Day

The 25th April is the day that Italy  commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. The holiday is meant to honour all those who died during the war, from soldiers fighting overseas to civilian victims of Allied bombings and atrocities committed during Nazi Germany’s bitter retreat from its […]