National Geographic : 1945 Mar
U.S.Army Signal Corps, Ottfcial Liberation of North Florence (Background) Starts a Tide of Humanity Flowing across Ponte alle Grazie Before the Germans demolished the bridges, they drove 50,000 Arno-side dwellers from their homes. Many of these now return (page 292). Asthis span fell, itsstreet car rails straddled the wreckage. The skyline shows (1. to r.) Palazzo Vecchio's tall tower, Giotto's square Campanile, and theCathedral's dome (Plate IV).