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Also known as: Florence; Florentia.

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[untitled figure] [untitled figure] [untitled figure] 16 Platoon, on a 19 Regiment tank, enters Florence 4 Armoured Brigade’s advance to Florence 25 July-4 August 1944. Each regiment’s main moves only are shown 6 MDS, Tavarnelle, Florence, August 1944 A 19 Regiment Sherman enters Florence—from Parade Advance to Florence, 23 July–4 August 1944 A medium gun of the Royal Artillery in support of the New Zealand Division during the advance to Florence A sound-ranging microphone being sited by N. Hansen in the Florence battle A wounded Indian soldier being treated at 5 Field Ambulance MDS, south of Florence A ‘stonk’ falls on the hills above San Michele in the Florence battle. Taken from Tac HQ of the 6th Field, with Cerbaia in the foreground Battalion Headquarters before the entrance into Florence Battle for Florence showing Medical Units and Lines of Evacuation black and white photograph of officer inspecting nurses black and white photograph of soldier shaking hands with nurse Cpl W. H. Archdall, 11 Troop C Squadron, on the advance to Florence Florence remained virtually in no-man's land for some time after Eighth Army reached the south bank of the Arno River General Freyberg's farewell visit, Florence, 15 November 1945 General Freyberg with Mr Churchill and General Alexander shortly after the capture of Florence Headquarters 23 Battalion in temporary occupation of a palatial villa during the advance to Florence In front of the cathedral in Florence In the hills south of Florence: B. A. McKenzie and G. P. Brown of 3 Platoon Italian partisans greet the Allied troops as they enter a Florence suburb south of the Arno L. N. Richards operating sound-ranging equipment in front of Florence Looking towards Florence Maori Battalion's advance to Florence New Zealand ‘stonks’ falling on German positions guarding the approach to Florence. Cerbaia is in the foreground One of 20 Armoured Regiment's tanks which accompanied the first New Zealanders into Florence Point 361—the battalion's final objective in the advance to Florence Removing a German anti-vehicle mine near Florence San Casciano to Florence, 27 July – 4 August 1944 San Michele (left centre)—from one of the aerial photographs used during the advance to Florence. Cerbaia is in the bottom right-hand corner Tank crew ‘boils up’ during the advance to Florence The Advance to Florence, 14 July – 4 August 1944 The Battle for Florence, 12 July–15 August 1944 The final objective on the way to Florence


For several reasons, including lack of resource and inherent ambiguity, not all names in the NZETC are marked-up. This means that finding all references to a topic often involves searching. Search for Firenze as: "Firenze", "Florence"; "Florentia". Additional references are often found by searching for just the main name of the topic (the surname in the case of people).

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