82nd Airborne Monument Ponte Dirillo

This memorial is dedicated to the men of the 82nd Airborne Division who fought and died at Ponte Dirillo on July 10 1943 during Operation Husky. The 82nd Airborne Division fought a fierce battle at Ponte Dirillo. On the monument are the 39 names of 82nd Airborne paratroopers who were killed at Ponte Dirillo.

Near the monument are several Italian bunkers which are free to visit.

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Source

  • Text: Jimmy Hilgen
  • Photos: Jimmy Hilgen