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By Ken Ford

Osprey's learn of Italy's Cassino crusade in the course of global battle II (1939-1945). The conflict for Cassino was once essentially the most sour fight of the total Italian crusade. The dominating top of Montecassino topped by way of its superb yet doomed medieval monastery used to be the major to the complete Gustav Line, an impressive procedure of defences that stretched correct around the Italian peninsula. This place thoroughly ruled the Liri valley and direction 6, the strategically important street to Rome. among January and should 1944 the Allies struggled amid inhospitable terrain and dreadful climate to dislodge the German paratroops that tenaciously defended the very important mountaintop. Ken Ford's e-book information the dramatic occasions of the conflict to damage the Gustav Line.

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