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Cassino 1944

Cassino 1944

by Ian Blackwell
     
 

The world famous monastery at Monte Cassino was a key strongpoint on the Nazis’ Gustav Line blocking the Allied advance on Rome.

From January to March 1944 there were four distinct battles for Cassino which was fiercely defended by German elite forces. Troops from USA, Britain, Poland, Canada, France and India were all thrown into the fray with appalling

Overview

The world famous monastery at Monte Cassino was a key strongpoint on the Nazis’ Gustav Line blocking the Allied advance on Rome.

From January to March 1944 there were four distinct battles for Cassino which was fiercely defended by German elite forces. Troops from USA, Britain, Poland, Canada, France and India were all thrown into the fray with appalling loss of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844152353
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
11/02/2005
Series:
Battleground Europe Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Lt Col. Ian Blackwell is an author and historian.

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