This summer we went to Italy again and visited the former battlefields of the first world war in the Dolomiten. The first day we went to Innsbruck to see the the Kaiserjäger museum.. kaiserjägermuseum This museum is on the mountain callt Bergisel where in 1809 Andreas Hofer and his Tyrolean Freedom fighters men lost the battle and there freedom against France. Bergisel
The next battlefield tour to the Valparola pass en the Hexenstein/Sasso di Stria. Hexenstein was a mountain was a hard fought on in 1915 to 1917 and it was in Austrian hands and it stayed in Austrian hands thru out the war. Hexenstein.
The second tour was Col di Lana and Monte Sief and its surroundings. Col di Lana was the middle point of the Dolomiten battle and its summit is been blown away by an Italian mine in 1917. Monte Sief is thru a ridge connected with the Col di Lana and on the smal ridge most of the battles took place. Col di Lana. Monte Sief (German).
Third was to the Sexten battlefield and to the Rotcek and the Hochratenjoch were still is a small cemetery and wich is the highest on the Dolomiten front.
And last tour was the area between the Lagazuoi and the Tofane. Lagazuo.
And on the Last day i went to Sexten again to see the fortress Mitterberg and the Austrian cementery and the Italian ossuarium in Innichen. Burg cemetery. Fortress Mitterberg.