Florence Floods, Italy, 1966

Florence Floods, Italy, 1966 in which 100 died and many cultural artefacts, books, paintings and sculptures were damaged. It was the worst flood for five hundred years. Schoolchildren helping to clean up the files of the Museo del Duomo. Like many in the City who assisted in repairing damage from the flood, they were commonly known as 'Mud Angels'. - Romano Cagnoni - 1966-11-11
 
 
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