National Geographic : 1945 Mar
The National Geographic Magazine Z. t C rY( rr. , _ , as 'ZF " r" A a . i P 'tea ., 4 IItt y. // CC)National Geographic Iociety Kodachrome by TA. Benjamin C. 'McCartney Afoot in Florence, the Author rx.Y/kf SLY: Photographed Its Cathedral, His , on an Air Raid While bombing Axis traffic, Americans took pains to spare this medieval structure. Retreating Germans, ignoring their "open city" declaration, shelled Florence, scarring the Cathedral slightly. Madonna and Apostles occupy niches in the fa ade, a modern restoration. Right: the famous eight-sided Baptister%.