Although Memorial Day has passed, the actual memorials of many Italian Americans who bravely served our country proudly stand day-after-day in various places throughout the United States. The photos in this post depict most of the memorials that I have encountered in various Italian neighborhoods in the United States over the last several years of...

Memorial day al cimitero dei Falciani. Una cerimonia toccante per i caduti americani della seconda guerra mondiale. Erano presenti l’Ambasciatore Usa in Italia, Lewis M. Eisenberg, il comandante dell'Istituto di scienze militari aeronautiche, generale Stefano Fort e il vicecomandante generale della Guardia Nazionale dell'Esercito Americano in Europ...

“Outta’ My Mind on a Monday Moanin’”  Along the Po River, bound for Chioggia, Italy. With over 60 of our WJR Travel Club Members, (some making a first stop in Rome, then meeting up with the rest of us for a couple days in Florence) all headed to Venice to catch our Uniworld River Cruise: “Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy.” We quickly learned jus...

Memorial Day is approaching once again, and this year it brings a special interview, for me. As some of you know, one of the reasons I'm so in love with and grateful to the United States is that during WW2 my father, Teodoro "Rino" Mucci, was saved by the American soldiers of the Fifth Army, in the Northern part of Italy. He certainly would have be...

Memorial Day has just passed. What did you do to honor those that made it possible for you to live free in America? Italy knows how to honor its warriors. Every year, the Alpini Mountain soldiers of Italy gather in a major city to honor their service. This year, the gathering was in Treviso, a city of about 100,000 people just north of Venice. 500,...

The subject of immigration has always been a hot political topic in the United States. The DNA of our nation is comprised of people from many different lands, many who have fought and died to make this country great. In their honor this Memorial Day, HISTORY is taking a journey back to the inception of the United States in the new, two-day, four-pa...

by Riccardo Chioni "Zio Peppino" è uno dei pochi sopravissuti all'eccidio di Cefalonia nell'agosto del 1943, è il partigiano che l'anno scorso ha fatto condannare il caporale tedesco Alfred Stork per aver fatto parte di un plotone d'esecuzione che fucilò gli ufficiali italiani della divisione Aqui. Il racconto di Giuseppe Benincasa si inserisce n...

Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet traveled to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy, to honor American service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty, May 26. Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander, U.S 6th Fleet, attended the memorial service as a guest speaker to honor 7,861 dead and 3,095 missing American sons and...

  WTI Magazine #60    2015 May, 15Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Next Friday May 22nd We the Italians will be in Salerno, talking about the Italian emigration to the US, presenting our good friend Luca Guardabascio's new book, "Pietre sull'oceano" – The story of Giovanni Esposito...

The Clark Chapter of UNICO marched in the Annual Clark Memorial Day Parade on Monday. Members marched down Westfield Ave to ALJ High School for the Ceremony.   Clark Unico is a chapter of Unico National, the largest Italian American service organization in the United States. The Clark Unico is active in the community, provides scholarships t...