Museum Forte Ospizio

Airolo

Stalvredo

Stalvredo

Airolo A2

Airolo A2

Airolo, Seggiovia Varozzei

Airolo, Seggiovia Varozzei

Gotthardtunnel A2 Airolo Süd 2

Gotthardtunnel A2 Airolo Süd 2

Brugnasco

Brugnasco

Airolo-Pesciüm

Airolo-Pesciüm "Ristorante"

Airolo-Pesciüm

Airolo-Pesciüm "Sasso della Boggia"

Stalvedro dir. Biasca

Stalvedro dir. Biasca

A2 Airolo, Nord

A2 Airolo, Nord

Varozzei (Airolo-Pesciüm)

Varozzei (Airolo-Pesciüm)

Stalvedro dir. Gotthard

Stalvedro dir. Gotthard

Airolo-Pesciüm

Airolo-Pesciüm "Canalone"

As part of the St. Gotthard fortifications, this fort and was manned from 1894 to 1947 by a fortified mixed artillery regiment.

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The Fort was to safeguard the vital link between North and South and to defend the Pass. The weapons were 12-cm howitzers and 5.3-cm canons. Maxim-machine guns, later on 4.7-cm canons, mortars, etc. The museum houses weapons, equipment and uniforms of that period. Video shows and audio recordings illustrate the everyday lives and work of the troops during World War I.

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