A group of 70 re-enactors from all over the world has given the unique opportunity to satisfy any curiosity concerning WW1 on the Dolomite front by passionate historians in the largest open air museum of the First World War in the Dolomites.
On Saturday 11th August on Mt. Lagazuoi and on Sunday 12th August at 5 Torri the re-enactors have demonstrated live the soldiers' life in high-altitude military camps recreating it with historical representations and museological setups such as:
-emplacements manned by line infantry soldiers, Alpini and Bersaglieri of the Royal Italian Army;
-a mountain cannon garrisoned by the artillery section that performed a gun salute shooting;
-emplacements manned by Standschützen, Kaiserschützen of the Imperial-Royal Austro-Hungarian Army;
-emplacements manned by Jäger of the German Alpenkorps with field telephone station;
-a field hospital coordinated by the medical officer, assisted by the staff of the Italian Red Cross in historical uniform and medical material of that period;
-a machine gun point emplacement of the Royal Army with an Italian machine gun Maxim M.1910
With the participation of the following Historical Re-enactment Groups: Sentinelle del Lagazuoi (30 re-enactors); Fronte Orientale- (5 re-enactors); Ass. ne Storica V° Reggimento Alpini- (8 re-enactors); 4 Novembre- (10 re-enactors); Darstellungsgruppe süddeutsches Militär - DSM (Germany, 15 re-enactors); Gebirgschützenregiment 2 (Slovenia, 3 re-enactors).
• The visit of the Open Air Museums and the guided tours with a re-enactor are free of charge
• The museum can be reached on foot or via the lift facility
• No reservation needed
• Time: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Contact: +39 0436 2863
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