LIBRARY

  • 1944 mi ricordo... / di Sergio Cerri Vestri /
  • Colpire la comunità / di Filippo Boni /
  • Il Centro di Documentazione e Museo di San Pancrazio / La Piramide /

 
 

29 JUNE 1944, SLAUGHTER OF SAN PACRAZIO

According to the majority of the testimonies recorded in the years starting from the first investigations in 1944, it was around 5.30 a.m. when the German troops reached San Pancrazio, in line with what happened in the other places of the province that suffered similar slaughters: Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni, San Polo near Arezzo, Vallucciole in the Casentino....

 

THE DAY OF PETER AND PAUL

On the morning of June 29, 1944 Civitella, Cornia and S. Pancrazio, three villages located on the hills that separate the Valdichiana from Valdambra (the furthest offshoot of Valdarno), are surrounded by units of the armored division Hermann Goering, who have the orders to kill all men over the age of fifteen and to burn all the houses..

 

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