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Memorial Acqui Division

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Address: Argostolion 281 00, Greece
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A piece of history

The history of the Italian division in Kefalonia on a monument. This is really the best way to remind all of us to avoid the war

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 February 2017
Panorama Fanari S
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Argostóli, Kefallinia, Greece
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Argostóli, Kefallinia, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The history of the Italian division in Kefalonia on a monument. This is really the best way to remind all of us to avoid the war

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Since we were moved by the film which played a part in our decision to visit Kefalonia, it was fitting that we visited the memorial. it was quite a walk up the hill from Lassi, but well worth it.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife has always wanted to go to Kefalonia since she first read the book and then saw that film! We were in the area and so visited this excellent memorial, shame the English explanation board was a bit of a mess and difficult to read but never the less it was worth the effort to go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited this as we were staying two minutes away. The history of it is interesting and the monument is quite impressive. However only visit if you are closely.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Although not much to see, the history behind this cannot be ignored and deserves ou respect and a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Being italian, we were forced by our heart to pay honor to our brave soldiers of WWII. It's a moving story you'll find on spot (really clear panels).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Worth taking the time to visit the memorial and reflect on the terrible things we do to each other in wartime. Walk a few metres Across to the Greek memorial and the old ruin, you will be moved.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

One should visit the site of the massacre of surrendered Italian troops by the germans ( as portrayed in Capt Cornelli's Mandolin)also at the bottom of the hill on the Lassi site on the t junc is a small quarry where the Italian officers were shot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Having researched the history behind Captain Corelli's mandolin, we felt we had to visit the memorial and the sites of the massacres. We wanted to honour the memory of the 9,000 Italians who were killed at the hands of the Germans. The Remembrance Day is 24th September. For us it was very moving because we had researched the background before... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A short stop but a thought provoking site. The Kefalonians haven't forgotten those brave Italian soldiers who lost their lives at the hands of the murderous Germans during WW11. A fitting memorial to those guys. No more to say.

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