MULTINATIONAL CIMIC GROUP "Mario FIORE" barracks
Riviera A.Scarpa, 75 - 31045 Motta di Livenza (TV) ITALY
Tel. NCN 424 1399 - SOTRIN 1221399 comm +39 0422 280399
Major Mario Fiore
Major Mario Fiore ( Naples , 29 December 1886 - San Mauro of Bavaria , 17 June 1918 ) was an Italian Soldier.
Distinguished himself in the Italian-Turkish war , Major of Italian Army , during the Great War, He was put in charge of the 79th Sapper battalion (79° battaglione zappatori) who, in the middle of the Solstice Battle, was assigned to guard the railroad Nervesa- Montebelluna . He died in the heroic attempt to stop the Austrian soldiers who were trying to place a machine gun.
"Shining example of soldier figure, ardent patriotism, was a constant example of dedication to His subordinates on which He had always trusted influence. Commander of a brave sapper battalion of the Engineer corps, who rushed in line along the infantry corps in serious moments of the battle, it was during the three days of fierce fighting for his calm and serene conscious contempt of danger, exemplary, maintaining steady and unswerving strength of his department. In a dangerous infiltration of enemy machine guns, he dragged ready and impetuous counter those around him, and felt shouted through the heart. Still last gesture incited his resistance to that which was crowned by the magnificent victory “.
- San Mauro Montello 15-17 June 1918.