The Commemoration of the Events on Mount Cimone
Monte Cimone, Tonezza del Cimone
Tel. 0445 749500 (IAT Tonezza del Cimone)
At 5.45 am on 23rd September 1916, 14,200 kg of explosives were detonated collapsing the summit of Mount Cimone and burying the entire infantry brigade of Sele, which stationed there. During the early post-war period the remains of 1,210 dead were recovered, who were buried in a single compartment constituting the actual ossuary.
The Ossuary of Mount Cimone has become, along with those of Pasubio, Mount Grappa and Leiten, a symbol of the province of Vicenza.