Welcome to the website of A Travel Guide to World War II Sites in Italy: Museums, Monuments, and Battlegrounds. This book provides tours of over 100 sites in central and northern Italy that commemorate battles between Axis and Allied forces, the Italian Resistance, and the sufferings of the civilian population.
This website is designed to supplement the book with photosof selected memorials described in the guide. It also provides links to other WWII websites. At this time the guide does not cover memorials in Sicily and at Salerno. Those will be described in a later edition of the book.
Please click on where to buyfor purchasing information. The guidebook's tours are organized geographically, with chapter titles as follows:
1. Introduction, Italy 1914-1945 2. Cassino and Caserta 3. Pomezia, Anzio, Nettuno, and Borgo Faiti 4. Rome (Part A) 5. Rome (Part B) 6. From Ortona to Rimini, and on toward Bologna 7. Sites between Florence and Imola 8. Lucca and Western Tuscany 9. Sites between Lucca and Bologna 10. Bologna 11. Day trips from Bologna 12. Trieste Bibliography
To see the detailed table of contents, click on "Look Inside" at the book's Amazon website.