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 and Joe Petrosino. Luca is an Itali...

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...

  by Umberto Mucci   A few words and some photos to express the sympathy for the US army while we celebrate the Memorial Day. Today, as Founder and President of We the Italians, I've paid my respect to the 7861 American soldiers buried in the Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, and to the 3.000 missing in action th...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! These last days have been very particularly busy for We the Italians: I have been able to celebrate in three different moments the bond that links Italy and the US. On May 18 Rome has hosted what probably has been the most important Italian celebratio...

Heroes are everywhere, if we look hard enough. The honor of being grand marshal for Monday's Memorial Day parade in Goshen has been bestowed on John B. Cristiano, 87, of Goshen, N.Y.   Cristiano immigrated with his family from Castlegrande, Italy, in 1947. His father had been crossing the Atlantic to earn money in the United States to send h...

Settemilaottocentosessantuno. 7861. È il numero, impressionante, dei soldati americani (tra cui anche 17 donne crocerossine ed ausiliarie militari e civili) sepolti al cimitero militare di Nettuno, sebbene costituisca solo il 35% di coloro che morirono in combattimento dalla Sicilia alla liberazione di Roma. Il cimitero copre un'area di 31 ettari,...