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2 Apr 2018
“Tribute to "Manila John", a real life Rambo”
13 Mar 2018
“Stop if you’re close ”
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Took a walk up the hill from train station came across this nice memorial to Gunnery Sargent john Basilone, in Piazza Basilone while looking for the street market. It’s a clean well keep memorial, with lots of colour all around it I guess it must...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed April 2, 2018

John Basilone's brief life was snuffed out at age 28 when Japanese mortar shrapnel on Iwo Jima finally felled him. He performed such astounding acts of bravery and self-sacrifice as a machine-gun platoon leader that showed what heroes are made of; he destroyed Japanese assault...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Very nice area to stop and pay respect to the Italian soldiers that did not return. Basilone was an honored soldier many times over.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Happened upon this by accident. Had dinner at restaurant right next to it. Was great spot to sit and wait for our friends. Busy area. Nice little dedication monument to MOH awardee Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed May 24, 2016

His story is inspiring and featured in the series "the Pacific" well worth a watch. Grab a coffee at one of the great shops like cafe Italia and then go down 1/2 a block and learn about the heroics of Gsgt. John Basilone/

Date of experience: May 2016
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