The Memorial is a beautiful spot amidst wooded slopes, near the Greve River and approximately 5 miles from the historic ... More
Florence American Cemetery & Memorial
The Memorial is a beautiful spot amidst wooded slopes, near the Greve River and approximately 5 miles from the historic center. Green courts with white crosses, on either side of a pylon, consist of 4,398 graves of soldiers who died for their country. The names soldiers is written upon the Tablets of the Missing, which serves as a reminder of sacrifice and loyalty. A staff member is on site at all times to answer questions and assist relatives to the graves. Achievements of the American Armed Forces in this region can be viewed in the north atrium of the memorial.
The villa belonged to the Medici family and Cosimo, Florence's new Duke, began the work on renovating the grounds, he
planned an Italian garden with geometric designs, Vasari made the Duke's dreams become reality. At the center of the ...
70 seven acres of lush green greet you at the memorial in Nettuno. Built in honor of American Airforce and
Navy soldiers, the site pays homage to the heroes who lost their lives on these foreign shores during the ...
This monumental cemetery was created in the second half of the 19th century, according to the taste of the time
for revival architecture that employed neo Gothic and neo Renaissance overtones. These styles have been used on the tombs ...