Museo del Sacrario dei Caduti d'Oltremare

Via Giovanni Gentile, 31, Bari

Military Memorial Shrine Museum was built by engineers from Ministry of Defence and was inaugurated on December 10, 1967. Mortal remains of over 75,000 dead, of which 45,000 persons are unknown, are preserved. The dead were reported, following the abandonment of the war cemeteries constructed in overseas territories where Italian forces operated during World Wars. The wide area, arranged as a park, houses outdoor Museum with relics and monuments to fallen soldiers. Shrine of Casamassima Polish Military Cemetery which contains the remains of 431 fallen Poles from the Second World War extends from this Museum.

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