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War File: Battlefield - Monte Cassino

Overview

For the first five months of 1944, the Allied powers attempted an offensive into Italy by attempting to capture Monte Cassino, a hill that offered some strategic advantages. Battlefield: Monte Cassino documents the struggle involved in the successful capture of this area, the former home to a monastery.
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Overview

For the first five months of 1944, the Allied powers attempted an offensive into Italy by attempting to capture Monte Cassino, a hill that offered some strategic advantages. Battlefield: Monte Cassino documents the struggle involved in the successful capture of this area, the former home to a monastery.
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Special Features

Ask the experts; Test your knowledge; Interactive menus; Excerpts from other titles in the series
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/10/2007
  • UPC: 723721143664
  • Rating:

  • Source: Cromwell Productions
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,344

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Battlefield: Monte Cassino
2. Introduction [3:18]
3. Genesis of a Campaign [17:27]
4. The Opposing Forces [8:18]
5. The Commanders [8:03]
6. The Weapons [8:44]
7. The Allied Plans [10:24]
8. The Campaign Begins [33:34]
9. Kesselring Regroups [10:18]
10. The End of the Campaign [4:36]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Battlefield: Monte Cassino
   Play Monte Cassino
   Scene Selection
   Ask the Experts
      Was General Bernard Freyberg Right to Order the Bombing of the Monastery?
      How Sound Was General Harold Alexander's Strategy?
      Who Was Field Marshal Albert Kesselring?
      What Were General Bernard Freyberg's Qualities?
      Who Was at Fault for the Failure of the Rapido River Crossing?
      What Were the Strategic Differences Between the Allies?
      Why Was Playing a Part at Cassino So Vital for the Polish?
      How Did the Weather Affect the Allied Campaign?
   Test Your Knowledge
   Excerpts From Other Titles in the Series
      The Battle of Kursk
      Air War Over Germany
      Manchuria - The Forgotten Victory
      Pearl Harbor
      Guadalcanal
      The Siege of Leningrad
      El Alamein
      Monte Cassino
      Arnhem
      The Battle for Normandy
      The Battles for Tunisia
      The West Wall
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