Fusignano – Saturday, October 13 at the workshop Dosi, via Maiano 63 was held the official inauguration of the headquarters of the association Raf – Romagna Air Finders, formed by a group of people moved by a common spirit of volunteering, for research and recovery of World War II airplanes and human compassion of their pilots and crews.
From that first and unforgettable find on August 13th 1998, the association brought to light 18 shot down planes, and the bodies of 8 pilots: three Germans, two British, one Brazilian and two Italians, to whom the funeral services were celebrated with military and civil honors.
Thanks to the hospitality of the Dosi family, the Romagna Air Finders Museum was able to find its perfect location in Fusignano, giving new life to what once was the workshop of Angelo Dosi, grandfather and predecessor of the current CEO of Dosi Srl, Mr. Alberto Dosi.
During the delivery of a commemorative parchment from the institutions to the family, Mr. Dosi said “There is no better result, than to be able to see a place of my childhood, loved by me as much as the man who created it, my grandfather, who gave me the passion for this work and the company values that have always guided me “.
Through this donation therefore, not only the association Raf can continue to carry on its commendable cause, but the whole territory benefits from the presence of a unique museum of its kind, which combines the recovery of finds and heroes landed on our territory with the ethical, social and human value. A work that enriches the cultural heritage of this region.
The inaugural event, held under the patronage of the Emilia Romagna Region, with the participation of official delegations of the Embassies of Brazil, Great Britain, South Africa, the United States and Germany, as well as of important local administrative offices, and of the whole community.