Venice and the Great War

An exhibition on Venice and the Great War at the Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice.
Next year will be the hundredth anniversary of Italy's entry into the First World War and to mark the event the Casa dei Tre Oci (on the Giudecca) is holding an exhibition of photographs which document the impact the war had on Venice. 

During the course of the war, 1029 bombs were dropped on the city, resulting in the loss of fifty-two lives. The bombs also damaged many historical buildings, most notably the Chiesa degli Scalzi (with the destruction of Tiepolo's painting of the ceiling). 

The exhibition is called Venezia Si Difende and it runs until December 8th, 2014. 


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