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Monte Folgorito

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Description:

The mountaintop peak includes two memorials: one to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team an all Japanese-American Unit (442nd Regimental Combat Team) in WW2; and, a monument marking where the Gothic Line crossed the peak.

Address:

Monte Folgorito 55047 Seravezza LU , 55047 , Seravezza , Lucca , Toscana , Italy

The site is a mountaintop peak located in the northern Tuscany in the Apuan Alps. Monte Folgorito was part of the Gothic Line the German defensive line across Italy in 1944-45. Located at 911 meters in altitude, the peak is accessible by foot. One option is to go to Pasquilio (54038 Montignoso MS) and follow a forest road along the CAI 140 trail. This site is difficult to find; suggest finding a local guide.

Map reference (click on pin to see Lat/Long):

44.019530 10.201897 Monte Folgorito 55047 Seravezza LU

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