MUSEUM OF ITALIAN PARACHUTISTS ROOM 1
The heroes – Gold Medals for Military Valor from 1918 to 2002
Officiers, non-commissioned officiers and Parachutists that for their own courage and heroism have received the maximum reward for a soldier, the Gold Medal for Military Valor.
Photos and motivations: 1st World War (1918), Libya Campaign (1941), Egypt Campaign – FOLGORE Division “El Alamein” (1942), Tunisia Campaign (1943).
Liberation Campaign – NEMBO Division , SQUADRON “F”, Fight Group “FOLGORE” (1943-1945).
Attacks in South Tyrol (1967) – Mogadiscio, Somalia (1993).
Opening of the Museum of Italian Parachutists on 26 April 2002 by the Emeritus President of Italian Republic On. Francesco COSSIGA. Were present at the ceremony the Minister of Defence On. MARTINO, the Chief of staff of the defence Gen. C.A. MOSCA MOSCHINI, the Chief of staff of the Italian Army Gen. C.A. OTTOGALLI, the Airborne Brigade “FOLGORE” Commander Gen. B. Par. TORELLI, the Vice-commander Gen. B. Par. BERTOLINI, the Para Training Center Commander Col. Par. FIORAVANTI.