In the Centenary of the Great War with:

Nel Centenario della Grande Guerra con Ta Pum

with the patronage of:

european parlament    Croce Nera AustriacaRegione LombardiaSAT - Società Alpina Tridentina

Corriere della Sera - 24 maggio 1915

'14 - '18

On the occasion of the centenary of Italy's entry into the First World War, a project to know and to understand the History.


The Way of Memory:

more than 1.700 km from the Stelvio to sea

Mountaineering expedition in 2015 to mark Centenary of Italy's entry into the First World War

Italian Alpine troops during the First World WarOn 24th May 2015 a mountaineering expedition - which will span 1500km from the Stelvio Pass to the Carso Plateau - will mark the Centenary of Italy's entrance into the First World War.

The expedition will be divided into more than 60 stages, as it "connects the places whose history is linked to the most significant moments of the First World War".

L’Associazione Ta Pum is organising the expedition with "the collaboration of historians and experts".

The expedition will plot a route relating to important battles of the conflict on the Italian Front, from Asiago in Bassano, to Vittorio Veneto in Redipuglia.

Four regions - Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia - and dozens of provinces and municipalities will feature in the expedition.

Experienced mountaineers will accompany those taking part in the trek and efforts will be made to ensure media coverage of the event is supported in order to "provide exposure for a unique initiative that aims to rediscover our history and make it available to the general public through direct knowledge of the places and communities that have been involved".

Daniel Barry - Centenary News

Association TA PUM

Caserma Forcola

Organizer of TA PUM is the homonymous Association, whose members are the association L’Uomo libero, creator of the project, the Association Accompagnatori del territorio del Trentino, the Ev-K2-CNR Committee and the CNR Press Office.


What is Ta Pum


TA PUM is the sound of the rifle shot that accompanied ceaselessly, days and nights lots of soldiers at the frontline, recalling and softened in one of the most famous and heart rending songs of the First World War.


Collaborate with Ta Pum

Bassano del Grappa

Ta Pum offers a concrete visibility return at national and international level through multiple channels of communication and different marketing strategies planned during the initiative.




Ta pum! Ta pum! Ta pum!
And tomorrow we go to the assault,

little soldier doesn't die by others' hand.
Ta pum! Ta pum! Ta pum!



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