Andar per trincee

Andar per trincee Andar per trincee
sul Carso Triestino, Goriziano e Sloveno

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Going Along Trenches
on Trieste's Gorizia's and Slovenia's Karst

Authors: Lucio Fabi - Roberto Todero
Preface: Walther Schaumann
Series: "Andar de Bora" (by Alessandro Ambrosi)
ISBN 88-88281-01-0
136 pages - € 15,00
Issue: October 2004
1st Reprint: January 2005
2nd Reprint: September 2006
Section: Karst / Guides

The book
Ninety years after the beginning of the first world war, here is a book that helps us not to forget. An original work within the field of historical studies, this publication is intended to be both a book to remember the many "poor men" who immolated their lives in that terrible tragedy and a tour guide-book to visit the trenches, once places of hard and cruel fighting and now quiet and safe paths to walk along on the beautiful karst plateau.
"Trenches of war, paths of peace": this is how Col. Schaumann introduces this handy guide, all in colour, with a precise bibliography and useful information in the appendix. Two experts of the karst war take us along twelve easy routes (illustrated with colour maps), talking about history, describing the trails and giving practical tips in order to discover the remains of the World War I trenches on Trieste's Gorizia's and Slovenia's karst.

The authors
Lucio Fabi, historian and publishing consultant, has published various books and essays on the First World War, among which Gente di trincea and La prima guerra mondiale. Storia fotografica della società italiana. He edits the series of illustrated books Il segno della guerra, for which he has recently written Guerra bestiale. He has organized cultural projects, exhibitions and publishing activities in collaboration with many institutions and public bodies - for example the permanent exhibitions in the historical museums of Forte Belvedere Werk Gschwent (Lavarone, Trentino) and of Forte dei Sassi (Passo di Valparola/Falzarego, Cortina d'Ampezzo).

Roberto Todero, mountaineering instuctor, collector and restorer, is an export on uniforms, researcher of the First World War and author of books referring to the Austro-Hungarian Army: Fortezza Hermada 1915-1917, Kappenabzeichen, Distintivi da berretto austroungarici and, together with Lucio Fabi, Tre giorni sugli altipiani. He collaborates with the Associazione Dolomitenfreunde/Amici delle Dolomiti (Association Friends of the Dolomites) and with the Società Storica per la Guerra Bianca (Historical Society for the White War), he is one of the founders of the cultural association "F. Zenobi", he is in charge of the museum with the same name and organizes exhibitions in Italy and abroad.

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