70th Anniversary Operation Avalanche – Program

70th Anniversary Operation Avalanche – Events Program

September 5
9:30 am – Church of St. Apollonia: conference Salerno 1943. Libri in guerra.
12:30 – Provincial Archaeological Museum: Opening Exhibition, “Salerno 1943. Libri in guerra”, organized by the Provincial Library and Museo dello Sbarco e Salerno Capitale.

September 7
9:00 – Auditorium of the Museo dello Sbarco e Salerno Capitale, via General Clark 5: Conference “The sea tells the story”: Folco Quilici illustrates the sunken treasure in the Gulf of Salerno.
4:30 p.m.- Molo Manfredi: Show and parade of boats – Laying laurel wreath for the fallen of the sea, edited by GO SUB – Association of Italian Sailors – Musée maritime Salerno – Museo dello Sbarco e Salerno Capitale.

September 8
8:00 p.m. – Largo Barbuti, Centro Storico: Photo exhibition “Salerno 1943-2013. Yesterday and Today “, organized by the Cultural Association “Colori Mediterranei”.
9:30 p.m. – Teatro dei Barbuti, Salerno: Award of the Barbuti “Mario Perrotta 2013″ to the entrepreneur Orazio Boccia; will follow: “Salerno Day: music, movies, and suggestions on the landing“.

September 9
10 a.m.-8:00 p.m. – Museo dello Sbarco: philatelic cancellation for the 70th Anniversary of Operation Avalanche.
10:30 – Meeting with the delegations of the Embassies of Germany, Great Britain and the United States.
12:00 – Sailing the sea on the landing zones with foreign guests.
2:30 p.m. – Visit and tribute to the fallen soldiers in the cemetery of the Commonwealth.
8:30 p.m. – Meeting with the Rotary of Salerno. Guest BBC History.




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