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...
TACTICAL OPERATIONS (Twelfth Air Force): B-25's bomb the harbor,warehouses, and railway at Metkovic, Yugoslavia. In Italy, A-20's hit railway stations at Frosinone and in the Colleferro-Segni area; B-26's bomb marshalling yards at Grosseto and Lucca; P-40's support the US Fifth Army in
the mountains E and SE of Cassino, and, with A-36's, hit railway targets S of Rome...
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