The Battle of Monte Cassino

A knocked-out Sherman tank with Monastery Ridge and Castle Hill in the background-Public Domain Photo
British Royal troops of the 46th Infantry Division cross the Garigliano river, 19 January 1944. Public domain photo
US soldiers with a 57mm M-1 anti-tank gun fighting near Monte Cassino during the initial assault. Public domain photo
Signallers of the 6th Battalion, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment using a radio in a dugout on Monastery Hill. Public domain photo
German paratroopers at Monte Cassino — By Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-577–1917–08 / Haas / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5412912
Polish soldiers carry ammunition to the front lines just before the capture of the abbey. Public domain photo
A B-17 Flying Fortress over Monte Cassino, 15 February 1944 Public domain photo
German prisoners captured by New Zealand troops are held beside a Sherman tank. After repeated unsuccessful assaults, the Allied offensive was again called off on 22 March. By Bundesarchiv, Bild 146–1975–014–31 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5482795
Monte Cassino in ruins — Public domain photo

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