Corso Libertà

The air raid of 20-21 February 1945: five victims

Sestola (Mo) | 44.23010 E - 10.77042 N |

During the first phase of Operation Encore, while the American mountain troops were mounting their attack on Riva Ridge, allied aircraft bombed Fanano, Sestola and Pavullo. On 20 February 1945, at around eight o’clock in the morning, two bombs dropped by the fighter-bombers killed three women and a man, and the next day another woman, an evacuee from Prato, was killed.


Corso Libertà, 41029 Sestola (Mo)

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