Florence American Cemetery Marks Memorial Day

The Florence American Cemetery commemorated Memorial Day 2022 with a ceremony on Monday, May 30.

Footage released by the US Department of Defense shows Italian and American flags throughout the site, where 4,392 American service members are buried.

The cemetery is owned by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), a government agency that operate US military cemeteries, memorials and monuments across the world.

“With ceremonies at its 26 cemeteries, ABMC ensures that those brave men and women are never forgotten,” they said on May 24. Credit: US Department of Defense via Storyful

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- And that their effort made a profound impact on the world and for the generations that followed.