Florence American Cemetery

The Florence American Cemetery is where America's Fallen in the Northern Italian Campaign (after the fall of Rome) who were not repatriated are interred. Two minority units as part of the American contingent of an Allied effort fought in this sector and contributed to the liberation of Italy. The 92nd Infantry "Buffalo" African Americans and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team "Nisei" Japanese Americans along with the 91st Infantry Division "Fir Tree", 88th Infantry Division "Blue Devils", 85th Infantry Division "Custermen", 34 Infantry Division "Red Bull", the 10th Mountain Division "Climb to Glory" and the 1st Armored Division "Old Ironside" closed with and defeated a well-entrenched enemy. On the Wall of Missing the names of Bomber Crews and Fighter Pilots from the 12th and 15th US Army Air Force dominate highlighting the sacrifice of these Airmen.
The cemetery is located in the heart of the Tuscan Chianti Region, 7 km south of Florence and 35 Km west of Siena.