Mount Notre Dame students honoring local soldiers killed in WWII, buried in Italy

Feb 14, 2018 337

BY: Stefano DiPietrantonio

A group of Mount Notre Dame High School students made history in Italy this week, honoring Hamilton County soldiers who were killed in World War II. The kids are abroad for a Model UN Conference and to further their work on Operation Anzio. They've been going non-stop ever since touching down in Rome this past Wednesday.

Operation Anzio was started by Mount Notre Dame students this past summer. The project aims to identify Cincinnati soldiers buried in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Anzio, Italy. There are 26 Hamilton County soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Italian campaign of World War II.

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