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Remembrance at the Cassino War Cemeteryicon for Recommended story

The Cassino War Cemetery is situated close by the base of the height of Monte Cassino just a mile south of...

Monte Cassino - An Observation Posticon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

Sgt Laing, Wilbraham, Remnant and myself did a lot of work during the next two hours fixing in a wireless...

Monte Cassinoicon for Recommended story

At 3.00 pm that afternoon the London Irish were to pass through the Inniskillings on their attack, but...

The Attack through the Gustav Line - Monte Cassinoicon for Recommended story

In reply two enemy planes came over during the evening and dropped two bombs at the back of the village but...

A Break From The War - The Eruption of Vesuvius 1944icon for Recommended story

The senior volcanologist, Professor Imbo, warned the military authorities at Caserta of the imminent danger...

Five Days of Hell at Cassinoicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

J.P. Elliott served with the 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards at Cassino during the actions in the first...

Facing the Unknown: Brazilian Soldiers in Italyicon for Recommended story

Although his parents were from Italy, he was born in Brazil, and he still lives here. Along with thousands...

Monte Cassino, March to May 1944icon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

Mar 22 : Larry's diary says he was at Mignano and two Messerschmits were shot down. April 23:...

Reminiscences: Black Watch at Monte Cassinoicon for Recommended story

The battalion first went into action when the front line was static in the mountains near Monte Cassino,...

With the Royal Army Medical Corps at Monte Cassinoicon for Recommended story

It took some hours, but the Army managed to send them mutton, goat, rice, chuppaties and potatoes all...

Destruction of Monte Cassino Monasteryicon for Recommended story

Destruction of Monte Cassino Monastery...

Happy Birthday at Cassinoicon for Recommended story

My 20th birthday party was held in a slit trench down in a gully where our mortars were positioned, almost...

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George Daily's War - Part 3

The 6th Black Watch, 4th Division British Army now skirted round Monte Cassino to cut off the German escape...

The Strathallan Story-Part 8: Alf Blackett RAF Part Two

Charlie Allen and Alf Blackett with their Squadrons followed from North Africa, but George, with his unit...

The Day that War Broke Out - Facts & Figures Pt2

For the whole time from this date until leaving the area on April 4th the Regiment was under Command 2nd...

Memories of a Sapper, Royal Engineers Part Three - From Bone, Algeria as reinforcement for the 56th Black Cat, London Division a

Memories of a Sapper, Royal Engineers Part Three — From Bone, Algeria as reinforcement for the 56th...

Jack Conde's Waricon for Story with photo

The situation around Cassino worsened and Jack's regiment relieved the Scottish Horse Medium Regiment...

The Story of a Young Grimsby Conscripticon for Story with photo

This was a new experience for me, we were transporting supplies with jeep & trailer at night sometimes...

HK Dimoline and the Battle of Cassino

Tuker, also a strong character — advocated by-passing Monte Cassino around the adjacent mountains and...

Cassino

I found a tow chain in the armoured car, fastened it to the rear of the first jeep, ordered Driver Oliver...

From Chodel in Poland to Monte Cassino PART 2

After heavy fighting on the 17th of May 1944 Polish soldiers conquered German forces and raised the Polish...

The Hell of Monte Cassino

The Germans had thought no one could get through, the terrain was so mountainous, but the Indians could....

The Battle of Cassino 1943-44

I was attached to the 56th Division, the ‘Black Cats’, as Interrogation Officer, halfway...

Return to Cassinoicon for Story with photo

Shortly after arriving at Cassino station I had negotiated with a local cabbie to take us first to the...

Siege at Cassino

I was in 2nd Battalion the Lancashire Fusiliers in Italy and we were involved in the siege of Monte...

Gunner Burnard and the Brigadiericon for Story with photo

I looked up the details of Geoff's burial site on the CWGC website and discovered for the first time...

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