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Sur les traces d'Alto, pour ne pas laisser leur histoire mourir avec eux !
In the tracks of Alto, not to let their story die with them !

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U.S.S. CORSICA

L'île porte-avions - Décembre 1943-avril 1945


D. Taddei's book – M. Martraix's illustrations

ISBN : 2-84698-006-3
Editions ALBIANA - Décembre 2003

In 1943, the 9th of September frees Corsica itself. The strategic situation of Corsica middle western Mediterranean sea makes it the keystone of allies'plans .
It's covered by seventeen air force areas, which give it affectionate nickname U.S.S. Corsica according of American air and sea buildings.
So thousands young combatants of many different nationalities discover the island.
It's the first contact with old Europe for american aviators.
Collected here accounts, memories, photographies of bombers' camps of Migliacciaru, Alisgiani, Sulinzara and Ghisunaccia offer an original dive to the Second Mondial War heart.

 


D. Taddei during the Daniel Costelle's movie shooting.

Photography extracted from the movie "Memory flight – On the trail of Alto" – Daniel Costelle.


Project carried out by the 3rdA of Casinca's school pupils (2007-2008 school year) "On the tracks of Alto, not to leave their story dying with them"

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