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361st Infantry, 91st Infantry Division Statue

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Details:

Upon entering the Florence ABMC pass the cemetery offices and statue is located to the right prior to entering the burial section along the road.

Monument


A black iron statue, about 6 feet tall, of a 91st Division soldier placed on a marble inscribed pedestal.

 

The statue remembers the hard fighting soldiers of the 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division (Powder River) as they fought through the Gothic Line and Futa Pass in 1944.  This statue was part of the 91st Infantry Division Monument (361st Statue) located in Loiano and moved to this location in the 1960s.  


See this website, Site Loiano; 91st Infantry Division (361ST Infantry Regiment Statue) Monument for more on this statue.  A replica of this statue is located in Loiano site today.

Monument Text:

The text is written in English and reads:

 

THIS FIGURE WAS FORMERLY PART OF A MONUMENT

ERECTED IN THE FUTA PASS BY

THE 361ST INFANTRY 91ST DIVISION

TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF THEIR FALLEN COMRADES

AND TO COMMEMORATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE REGIMENT 

IN WORLD WAR II

Commemorates:

Units:

361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division

5th Army

91st Infantry Division

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Gothic Line

Italian Campaign

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