Façade of the Duomo di San Dona del Piava cathedral destroyed after the fighting
This is a photograph of a cathedral in the small town of San Dona del Piave, in Italy’s Veneto region. It was almost completely destroyed during battles in the Lower Piave area, between November 1917 and November 1918. It was rebuilt after the war, between 1919 and 1923.
Il Mondo was a weekly publication that focused on politics and culture, printed in Rome between 1949 and 1966.
Il Duomo della città fu quasi completamente distrutto durante i combattimenti del Basso Piave, tra il novembre 1917 e il novembre 1918. Fu riedificato dopo la guerra, tra il 1919 e il 1923.
Il Mondo è stato un settimanale di politica e cultura pubblicato a Roma negli anni 1949-66.
- Article by:
- Stephen Badsey
- Historical debates
From portraits of soldiers to official government images, Professor Stephen Badsey examines the private and public use of photography in World War One and its value as a historical source.