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Presentation the book the great war. Britons on the seven Municipalities Plat

Saturday 6/7/2013 at 20:45

Presentazione del libro di Andrea Vollman e Francesco BrazzalePresentation of the book " the great war. Britons on the seven Municipalities Plateau ' " by Andrea Vollman and Francesco Barcau to Conco Saturday, July 6, 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013, Conco, Asiago plateau, will take place the presentation of the book the great war ". Britons on the seven Municipalities Plateau '".

This book was written by Andrea Vollman and Francesco Barcau.

The ' meeting, being held at the Biblioteca Comunale di Conco, will begin at 20:45 hours.

This book was also presented in December in Asiago; It is a very interesting work ' and enjoyable to read.


In 1918, the Prince of Wales stay in Villa Godi in Lugo di Vicenza, and from Villaverla rises in flight on a Bristol Fighter piloted by ' Canadian ACE William George Barker; in 1923 the real d ' England visiting the Villa, having paid tribute to the fallen British cemeteries of the ' plateau.

In 1922, Vera Brittain, famous English writer, reaches to Granezza the tomb of his brother Edward, fallen in San Sisto during the battle of Solstizio and decides that the ' Plateau will be its final resting place; in 1970 his ashes are scattered around the tombstone by his daughter Shirley.

In Paris, a stone found in a cellar revealed an epitaph dedicated to Dinks, accidentally killed in July 1918; England and Scotland are fond of their mascot to erect a grave. Dinks was only " " a baboon. Minimal stories intertwine with famous names, unknown British military leave notes like Norman Gladden, Vera Brittain, Hugh Dalton.

The Tommies (as they were called the foot soldiers of British Army ') are fighting like lions along the Val d Assa ', and in Paris, clouded by wine and whiskey, pretend to buy a policeman's hat, or drown in irrigation ditch towards London; fragments of everyday life tangled epic moments.

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