Raduno al Bosco delle Penne Mozze

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Sunday 1 september held the 48-th edition of the Gathering of wood of Penne Mozze. The gathering of the sections and groups Alpini, the Patriotic Association and the population is organized in common intention that the right memory of the Fallen serves to make operating the necessary national harmony.

The Forest of "Penne Mozze"
Opened on October 8, 1972, Woods of "Penne Mozze" is situated in a panoramic position of Alps Treviso Cison di Valmarino. The memorial with the first group of stelae entitled to the Fallen of the Alpine province of Treviso was blessed on the Saturday before the bishop of Vittorio Veneto, Msgr. Antonio Cunial - Alpine chaplain last conflict.

On Sunday, in front of a beautiful setting of Alpine and family members of the fallen, after the flag-raising ceremony and military honors, was held the inaugural ceremony with greetings from the mayor of Cison di Valmarino Marcello De Rosso, the Holy Mass celebrated by 'Official Alpine Bishop, Paul Chiavacci, the speech of the President of the Section of Vittorio Veneto Dr. Giulio Salvadoretti and prayer official Secretary of State on. Francesco Fabbri, representing the Government.

The idea of creating this wonderful memorial was launched by Mario Altarui from our newspaper "Flames Verdi" in the fall of 1968 and reaffirmed by other items, until the establishment of a special committee that made possible the opening of the Wood, in the centenary of the foundation of the Alpine Corps. Since then every year, is placed a number of stele, currently over 2500.

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