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German War Cemetery Futa-Pass

(Italy - Tuscany - Traversa)

Futa-Pass German war cemetery is the largest war cemetery in Italy, with 30,653 graves.

It is located on a summit near the Futa-pass. At the end of the Second World War the German defence line ‘Gothic Line’ was located here. On 21 April 1945, after heavy fights, the Allies managed to break trough.

After the war, German graves were brought here together from a large area.

Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.


  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorgung e.V.

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Via San lacopo a Castro 59a
I 50030 Traversa
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Amongst others, the following persons are buried here or mentioned on the Wall of Missing (Overview)

Bauer, Ludwig (Grenadier-Regiment 117)
* July 24th, 1912
† October 26th, 1944
Plot: 71 Grave: 139
Klinke, Herbert
* February 17th, 1925
† September 28th, 1944
Plot: 53 Grave: 37
Mayr, Heinrich
* November 22nd, 1920
† December 15th, 1944
Plot: 3 Grave: 194

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