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Battle of Cassino

Fred Majdalany

Battle of Cassino

by Fred Majdalany

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montecassino (Monastery) -- Siege, 1944.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fred Majdalany.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD763.I82 M646, D763I82 M655
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 309 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19108617M

      Monte Cassino is the true story of one of the bitterest and bloodiest of the Allied struggles against the Nazi army. Long neglected by historians, the horrific conflict saw over , casualties, while the worst winter in Italian memory and official incompetence and backbiting only worsened the carnage and turmoil/5(4). To be honest, before I read this book I had no idea a tremendous artillery battle was fought at Monte Cassino during the Allied invasion of Italy. I knew Monte Cassino from Thomas Aquinas' residence there, years earlier. It seems the history of the monastery at Monte Cassino stretches back centuries before St. Thomas' arrival.4/5.

    Praise “[An] exemplary, heartbreaking book.” –The Washington Post"Monte Cassino [was] perhaps the most interesting campaign of all[A] moving and well-researched book." —The Economist “Few people today realize that British and American soldiers fought in a battle that compares to Stalingrad for human suffering. Monte Cassino is a fitting tribute: an important and beautifully. The battle of Monte Cassino, from January to May —“ Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell By Peter Caddick-Adams. pp. Oxford, $ WWII Book Review: Monte Cassino.

    Monte Cassino (sometimes written Montecassino) is a rocky hill about kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Rome, in the Latin Valley, Italy, 2 kilometres ( mi) to the west of the town of Cassino and m (1, ft) altitude. Site of the Roman town of Casinum, it is best known for its abbey, the first house of the Benedictine Order, having been established by Benedict of Nursia himself. In my opinion this book has the WOW factor when it comes to dealing with a specific battle that was hard fought and cost so many lives. It is one of the best from the After the Battle stable. DES COWPER, AMAZON. by Jeffery Plowman/Perry Rowe. The Battles for Cassino encompassed one of the few truly international conflicts of the Second World War.


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Battle of Cassino by Fred Majdalany Download PDF EPUB FB2

Monte Cassino was a true "Battle of the Nations". The Orders of Battle at the end of this book list Divisions from the UK, the USA, Poland, New Zealand, India, France - including Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia - and, of course, Germany/5(43).

THE BATTLE OF CASSINO by Fred Majdalany, though a relatively small volume at pages, is a positively exceptional chronicle of the gritty 4-month Allied ordeal to overcome a 5/5(2).

THE BATTLE OF CASSINO by Fred Majdalany, though a relatively small volume at pages, is a positively exceptional chronicle of the gritty 4-month Allied ordeal to overcome a stubborn German defense.

The Battle was actually four battles ultimately drawing into 5/5(2). Battle of Cassino, The [Majdalany, Fred] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). Cassino: Portrait of a Battle (Cassell Military Classics) The Battle of Monte Cassino: The History of the Battle for Rome during World War II.

Monte Cassino January-May The Legend of the Green Devils. The last one was Monte Cassino, The Hardest Battle of World War II by Matthew Parker. In some ways it was the best for last. The book begins with an outline of the Italian Campaign strategy that led to the epic Battle(s) Battle of Cassino book Monte Cassino.

The Italian Campaign in general was Churchill's idea/5. The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II.

The intention was a breakthrough to on: Monte Cassino, Italy, 41°29′N 13°49′E /. The Third Battle of Cassino in mid-March was preceded by a thunderous artillery barrage from nine hundred guns and a massive aerial bombardment of the town.

Follow-up ground attacks by New Zealand. The Battle of Monte Cassino (also called the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a battle during the Italian Campaign of World War II.

It was a series of four attacks by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by the Germans and Alexander Mark Clark Oliver Leese:. Battle of Cassino. [FRED MAJDALANY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2).

Description: Sven Hassel's iconic novel about the Battle for Monte Cassino. The thunder of the guns could be heard in Rome, miles away Having survived the horrors of the Eastern Front, the 27th Penal Regiment are posted to Italy.

Hitler has ordered that every position must be held to the last. Buy Monte Cassino: The Story of the Hardest-fought Battle of World War Two by Parker, Matthew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(87). The battle was won but it came at a high price for the Allies.

They lost ab people by the end of the battle. The Germans had aro killed and wounded by the end of the struggle. One interesting detail about the Battle of Monte Cassino is how everyone fighting for it perceived it.

Monte Cassino had significant cultural. Operation Diadem, also referred to as the Fourth Battle of Monte Cassino or, in Canada, the Battle of the Liri Valley, was an offensive operation undertaken by the Allies of World War II (U.S. Fifth Army and British Eighth Army) in Mayas part of the Italian Campaign of World War II.

Diadem was supported by air attacks called Operation opposing force was the German 10th on: Liri Valley, Italy. The Battle of Cassano took place at the town of Cassano d'Adda in Lombardy, Italy on 16 August during the War of the Spanish Succession between a French-led force commanded by the duc de Vendôme and an Imperial army under Prince Eugene of Savoy.

It is generally considered a French tactical victory since the Imperial army was prevented from crossing the River Adda but casualties Location: Cassano d'Adda, Lombardy, present-day Italy.

The Battle of Monte Cassino: The History of the Battle for Rome during World War II chronicles the crucial battle. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about Monte Cassino like never before, in no time at all/5.

This is the second book I have read dedicated to Cassino and one of several on the combined Cassino/Anzio campaign.

The book brings an unique perspective to the battle by focusing on how the the various Armies were successful or not successful/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Ill. on lining papers. Originally published as 'Cassino: portrait of a battle'. London: Longman, Green. In history books the battle of Monte Cassino is often overshadowed by the others but it was the first major battle of the western Allies on European mainland as they advanced north from the foot of Italy.

The successful capture of the mountain top monastery and the town of Cassino below was crucial in opening the road to Rome. The Battle of Cassino. [F Majdalany] -- Shows the significance of the battle of Cassino, not only in the Italian campaign, but also in the whole course of the World War in Europe.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. A battle of the First World War fought with the weapons of the Second. Military experts have long agreed that it would hardly be possible to find a better example of an impregnable natural defensive barrier on the road to Rome than that provided by the city of Cassino/5.'US Army in World War II--Mediterranean Theater of Operations: 'Salerno to Cassino'.

In September a combined British and American amphibious force finally made the first Allied landing on the continent of Europe. After campaigns which began with amphibious assaults in both Africa and Sicily, the Allies were hoping that the invasion of Italy would be an equally successful endeavor.The Battle of Cassano d'Adda was fought on 27 April near Cassano d'Adda, about 28 km (17 mi) ENE of resulted in a victory for the Austrians and Russians under Alexander Suvorov over Jean Moreau's French army.

The action took place during the War of the Second Coalition during the larger conflict known as the French Revolutionary WarsLocation: Cassano d'Adda, Lombardy.