Three Weeks in Tuscany (day 5)


Once you cross Ponte A Serraglio you come face to face with a chilling reminder of the history that surrounds this area. The Gothic Line was drawn by the German army in their attempt to block The Allied Forces from advancing north in World War II.IMG_5990-2 copyThis entire area fell in the middle of the battle line. Once can only imagine the way it was back in 1944 when The 8th Army swept through on their way to the conclusion of the war. This miniature “flat-iron” building served as head-quarters to the German SS.

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