National Geographic : 1945 Mar
© National Geographic Society Its Piazza Well Serves the Alps-girt Village of Gemona Before the war the town sold copper pails such as these girls carry and bought Singer sewing machines, whose sign appears on a wall. Gemona is 20 miles from Caporetto, scene of Italian defeat in World War I. Kodachromes byB.Anthony Stewart For a Quick Lunch, Genoa Has Its"Meat Tavern" Americans would call it a hamburger stand. Signs ontheright advertise pumps and a fair. Genoa's industries have made itafrequent bomb target. Raiding the city in June, 1944,Thunderbolts bombed anaircraft carrier.