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Florence American Cemetery

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Address: Via Cassia, 50023 Tavarnuzze, Impruneta, Italy
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This is a place that is worth seeing especially if you are visiting Florence and you have a car. It is out in the beautiful Tuscan countryside which adds to the visit. We... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place that is worth seeing especially if you are visiting Florence and you have a car. It is out in the beautiful Tuscan countryside which adds to the visit. We stopped as we were driving through Tuscany and wanted to get off the main highway to see the Tuscan countryside so this visit worked well for us.... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So many lives lost, lines and lines of graves, arrayed over a hillside in a now peaceful valley. An excellent memorial at the top, with a beautiful chapel and detailed WWII historical murals. All maintained in immaculate condition. A visit to remember.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

You cannot help but get emotional at this site. A lasting tribute to our fallen soldiers of WWII. The more than 4000 interred here as their final resting place is a place of honor and valor.

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Navarre, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This US cemetery gave me a story of the sacrifices many young men have made for our world during WWII. This memorial is very well done and I was impressed at how they honored each soldier buried there on their birthdays. This really touched my heart. The caretaker was very knowledgeable about the soldiers and what battles they had fought.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

I felt ashamed that though I'd been to Firenze many times before, I'd never taken the time to go visit the American Cemetery in Firenze until now. Guide books don't talk much about this and after visiting several of the American Cemeteries outside of the USA, I'd finally come to this one. Soldiers, sailors, and airmen, including some women are... More 

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Extremely well kept grounds. The ranger was very knowledgeable, professional and friendly. Was our second visit, but my sister' first. Very sobering experience.

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Thank RJ P
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Very moving site dedicated to those who fought to defeat fascism. One of many WWII sites in Italy. See recent guidebooks for descriptions of other cemeteries, monuments, and war museums.

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

Everyone from the U.S. visiting Florence should visit the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial which is the final resting place of nearly 4,500 U.S. servicemen. Most of those buried here are from the Fifth Army who died in the fighting that followed the capture of Rome in June 1944; others from the heavy fighting in the Apennines between then and... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

The setting is quite serine and very emotional. It is kept in marvelous condition by the Italian Government and the sacrifice of these men will always be remembered by virtue of this site. Come spend some time with our fallen Hero's! You will not regret your time here as it will put you in touch with something much bigger than... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

The American cemetery was incredibly pristine, lovely, and full of emotion as we perused the writings on the walls, the church bells, the song in the air. Acres of our fallen, and a wall devoted to those who "sleep in unmarked graves." There wasn't a dry eye amongst us. Proud to be American.

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