Acireale 1943 50th Division16 km north of Catania lies the town of Acireale. It took the 50th Division 2 days to conquer the town and the roadblocks the Germans and Italians set up.
Acireale 50th Division
Machine gun group looking into the Via Vittrio Emanuele click to enlarge
 In 2006 this corner was still occopied with a butcher but nowdays it is empty.

A small road leads to the 'Basilica Di San Sebastiano' in which the following picture was taken.
An soldier looks around the corner into the road 'Via Davi';  click to enlarge