Monte San Bartolo

Monte San Bartolo is a mountain located in the Marche region of Italy. The mountain forms part of the Parco naturale regionale del Monte San Bartolo, a regional park of Italy. The mountain forms the beginning of the coastal hill system in the centre of Italy. This system follows the beaches of the north Adriatic Sea.

During the Second World War, the area saw fierce fighting. Thaman Gurung won his Victoria Cross on San Bartolo after losing his life in order that his platoon could withdraw from a difficult position.[1] The above is mistakenly reported as VC Thaman Gurung's death place. He actually died in another location called Monte San Bartolo, hill 533, which lies 1 km SW of the town of Modigliana in the province of Forlì-Cesena, Emilia Romagna region.


  1. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 36950. p. 1039. 20 February 1945. Retrieved 24 July 2013.

General references

Coordinates: 43°55′13.727″N 12°53′43.5546″E / 43.92047972°N 12.895431833°E / 43.92047972; 12.895431833

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