The military Fort Venini in Oga was erected in the defense of the main alpine passes of the Alta Valtellina, and was built between 1908 and 1914 in the village of Dossaccio. The fort’s structure is decidedly massive and includes four armoured domes in steel where there were the cannons, that thanks to the particular orientation east-west, could rotate and defend all the valleys and the passes potentially subject to danger from the enemy.

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Founded: 1909-1912
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Old war
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Nice first world war fort. A dive into the past for discover how the military lived diring the war
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