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|The station attack at Cassino: 1, 19 Regiment Battle HQ; 2, The crossroads; 3, 4, Beswick's tanks, knocked out and set on fire; 5, Hubbard's tank, overturned off road; 6, Milne's tank, disabled but fighting|
Armoured assistance for the infantry in Cassino on the 16th was restricted, like so much else, by the difficulties of ingress. It was only through pluck and persistence that a...
|Air photograph issued for operation dickens. The road to the monastery winds up towards the top of the picture. |
General Freyberg set the next attack for 24 February. Called Operation DICKENS, the attack comprised two infantry divisions and a tank regiment. Believing a direct approach would prove more effective, Freyberg planned to attack frontally into the town of Cassino, but h...
|The Polish military field of honor has been placed on the slopes between Point 445 and the abbey on the mountain of Monte Cassino. On this cemetery 1052 soldiers have been buried. The 2nd Polish Army Corps of Lieutenant General Wladyslaw Anders played an important part in the final attack on the German defenses in May 1944. Finally, on May the 18th, a platoon of the 1st Squadron of the 12th Reg...||09/04/2009||254|
|The biggest and most famous cassino in Portugal||08/13/2005||385|
|This is the picture of aerial reconnaissance of the bombing of the Abbey of Montecassino. 250 bombers, medium and heavy planes, dropped 500 tons of bombs, in two separated waves. |
|Touristics places in Santos/SP - Brazil: Monte Serrat (mount) - 147 meters high (sea level), Capela N.S.Monte Serrat (chapel) built in XVI Century and a former Casino. There's a trolley car to take you up.||10/18/2005||745|
|THE TAKEOVER OF MONTE CASTELLO|
On February 21, 1945 the Brazilian Expeditionary Force achieved one of its most remarkable feats during the Campaign of Italy—the conquest of Monte Castello, until then considered an inexpugnable fortress.
That conquest became legendary not only for its expressive tactical meaning but also for the extremely adverse conditions that inv...
|Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) is a classic adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered Dumas' best work, and is frequently included on lists of the best novels of all time. In the novel, the count (hero of the story) find a fabulous treasure on the islet of Monte Cristo...|
|Monte Grande, Elqui valley, Chile. Hometown of the literature nobel priced, Gabriela Mistral.||07/18/2005||843|
|The Automobile Club de Monaco is celebrating its 75th Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo, which will take place from 18th to 21st January 2007. With three quarters of a century under its belt, the Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo is one of the oldest of all rallies, and will once again kick off the 2007 season, but this time totally redisignated.||01/05/2007||1,364|
|The Zapotek and Mixtek Monuments on Monte Alban near Oaxaca in Mexico||08/23/2005||406|
|Monte Verde - Brazil - (District of Green Mount)||08/20/2005||371|