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Castellammare del Golfo … Sicily
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Castellammare del Golfo (Sicilian: Casteddammari) is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. The name is roughly translated "Sea- Fortress (castle (on the) sea) of the Gulf", deriving from the medieval fortress in the harbor. The body of water it sits upon also takes its name from the fortress, Golfo di Castellammare.
The town is noted, however, for having been the birthplace of many American Mafia figures, including Salvatore Maranzano, Stefano Magaddino, Joseph Ristuccia, Michael Monte and Joseph Bonanno. From this name comes also the Castellamarese war, fought by Joe Masseria clan against Salvatore Maranzano clan for the leadership of the Italian Mafia in New York City.
Frank Stallone, the father of Sylvester Stallone, was also born here.
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Feb 22 2011 21:19 GMT Icandoit
A lovely place
Feb 22 2011 21:42 GMT PhotoPro PRO
wow - this is gorgeous!

Have a great week my friend.
Feb 23 2011 06:00 GMT Annamaria
Great view.... nice city....;-))
Feb 23 2011 07:15 GMT marijke06
nice view!
Feb 23 2011 10:39 GMT Papagena
So many little houses built side by side !!
Feb 23 2011 17:50 GMT Lalbabu
Great view!!!
Feb 23 2011 21:06 GMT elsje323
beautiful view
Feb 23 2011 23:25 GMT bandsix
looks lovely....
Feb 25 2011 11:40 GMT ujbanyiv
Nagyon szép tájkép
Mar 11 2011 08:40 GMT beus PRO
Nagyon szép!!!