U.S. Army “Returns Cake to Italian Women” on 90th Birthday

Rome — In a round of “Happy Birthday” in Italian and English, U.S. forces toast an Italian woman with a birthday cake on Thursday, and U.S. soldiers are home to one of the last battles of World War II. I exchanged it for what I ate when I entered.

Melimion, 90 years old on Friday, wiped her tears when she was presented with a cake at a ceremony in Vicenza, northwest of Venice. This event was the anniversary of the 88th Infantry Division’s invasion of the city on April 28, 1945.

According to the U.S. military, Mion spent the night hiding in the attic of a farm in the nearby village of San Pietro. Retreating German soldiers fired at the house, but when Mion woke up on the morning of his 13th birthday, American soldiers were nearby.

In a statement, the U.S. Army garrison Italy said Mion’s mother would bake her a birthday cake and place it on the windowsill to cool it. But it disappeared. When they entered Vicenza along that main road, they were clearly hurt by hungry American soldiers who had already been eaten by the Italians of appreciation for wine and bread.

Mion seemed really surprised that the American soldiers returned the cake 77 years later. She surprised “Mama Mia” and “Grazy”. It was a small crowd of American commanders and Italian officials singing “Happy Birthday”.

“Tomorrow we will eat that dessert. The whole family will remember this wonderful day I will never forget,” Mion said, according to the US Army.

Associated Press