80th Anniversary of Allied Landings in Southern Italy


On Wednesday, January 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. (local time), Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host a ceremony to commemorate Operation Shingle, codename for the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno. The ceremony will honor those service members who fought and died in the vicinity during World War II.

During the ceremony, students from the Istituto Comprensivo Nettuno III will share the stories of 2nd Lt. Ellen Ainsworth and Pvt. Toshio Sasano, two of the service members buried and memorialized at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.

The ceremony is free and open to the public.

For any questions regarding the ceremony, please feel free to contact our cemetery staff.