The memory of the civilian victims of the bombings

June 21 represents an important date for the city, Italy constitutes the Axis with Germany and the allies bomb all Italian cities, especially those that will be potentially subject to the most immediate war activity.

Flocks of planes bomb the city violently and this will repeat itself in the following months. There will be 117 victims and at the end of the clashes the city will be completely destroyed to the point that Norman Lewis, in his famous Naples 44, will call it the “Italian Guernica”.

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