Monument to Syracuse – The soldier of Africa

The monument dedicated to Syracuse fallen in Africa It was designed in 1938 Romano Romanelli.
The monument has an articulated structure, Typical construction of the fascist era, all of Carrara marble and white stone that takes the semblance of a ship around and there are six bronze statues depicting the soldiers of the Italian Army, Navy and Air Force who participated in the colonial war; the indigenous troops in East Africa Italian and Italian workers in Africa, in the back instead they are inscribed the names of the two places were fought the battles of the Italian campaign in East Africa.
Finally inside the monument is a small chapel, which measures 15×5 meters covered with slabs of red marble where there is the sculpture that depicts a fallen soldier in Africa.

 

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