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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.   Buy a cheap copy of Monte Cassino: The Hardest Fought Battle book by Matthew Parker. 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 Free shipping over $/5(5). For another interesting perspective on the battle, see a book titled Paper War: Nazi Propaganda in One Battle, on a Single Day, Cassino, Italy, (Mark Batty Publisher, ). I wrote the introduction to the book, which reproduces Nazi leaflets dropped on Allied troops during the battle.


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