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Fanson Castle

Fanson Castle or Chateau de Fanson is situated in the tiny village of Xhoris, in the province of Liege. This medieval castle, which was established in the 13th century, was a major fortification and a defense castle in the region. The building was destroyed in a siege in the 17th century, and most of its bricks were used by villagers to establish small houses. However, the building was repaired in the 19th century and eve ...
Founded: 19th century | Location: Xhoris, Belgium

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Redipuglia World War I Memorial

Redipuglia is the largest Italian Military Sacrarium. It rises up on the western front of the Monte Sei Busi, which, in the First World War was bitterly fought after because, although it was not very high, from its summit it allowed an ample range of access from the West to the first steps of the Karstic table area.

The monumental staircase on which the remains of one hundred thousand fallen soldiers are lined up and which has at its base the monolith of the Duke of Aosta, who was the commanding officer of the third Brigade, and gives an image of a military grouping in the field of a Great Unity with its Commanding Officer at the front. The mortal remains of 100,187 fallen soldiers lie here, 39,857 of them identified and 60,330 unknown.