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Greenwoodman

Sirmione Rest Camp/British Club

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Greenwoodman

Can anyone identify the two hotels used by British Forces in Italy at Sirmione, please? As described by Hugh Dalton In "With British Guns in Italy":-

 

"it was determined to open a British Club, or Rest Camp, at Sirmione, which, as every reader of Tennyson knows, stands on the tip of a long promontory at the southern end of Lake Garda. Here a week’s holiday was granted to a large proportion of the officers and a small proportion of the rank and file. Many officers went there more than once. Two large hotels were hired, which had been chiefly frequented before the war by corpulent and diseased Teutons, for whom a special course of medical treatment, including sulphur baths, used to be prescribed."

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