‘Titanic of train disasters’: Italy finally commemorates hushed-up wartime tragedy that killed more than 600 people

A freak wartime train accident which killed more than 600 Italians is to be finally commemorated amid claims that it was covered up by British and American authorities.

On the night of March 2, 1944, a freight train packed with Italian civilians, who were travelling to the countryside in the desperate hope of buying food at a time of near starvation, stalled inside a steeply sloping tunnel.

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  • BillyHW

    Please no Leonardo DiCaprio movie about this blaming coal for all our problems.

  • canminuteman

    So who do you blame?I think you would need someone with an advanced degree in victimology to work it out.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Trump’s fault, according to CNN