Battle of Monte Cassino, 1944
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Published by Polish Interpress Agency in Warsaw .
Written in English


  • Cassino (Italy), Battle of, 1944.

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Edition Notes

StatementTadeusz Krzastek ; [edited and printed by Polish Interpress Agency].
ContributionsPolska Agencja Prasowa.
LC ClassificationsD763I82 C265 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21119511M

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FIRST BATTLE OF MONTE CASSINO: JANUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 11 Reaching the Gustav Line near Cassino on Janu , the US Fifth Army immediately began preparations to assault the German positions. Though Clark felt the odds of success were low, an effort needed to be made to support the Anzio landings which would occur. The six-month battle for Monte Cassino was Britain's bitterest and bloodiest encounter with the German army on any front in World War Two. At the beginning of Italy was the western Allies' only active front against Nazi-controlled Europe, and their only route to the capital was through the Liri s: Operation Diadem, also referred to as the Fourth Battle of Monte Cassino or, in Canada, the Battle of the Liri Valley, was an offensive operation undertaken by the Allies of World War II (U.S. Fifth Army and British Eighth Army) in May , as part of the Italian Campaign of World War II. Diadem was supported by air attacks called Operation opposing force was the German 10th Army. The Battle for the Benedictine monastry on the hilltop of Monte Cassino between January and May was one of the most dramatic in the Battle for Italy. The author examines in detail this.