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The Battle for Cassino

Janusz Piekakiewicz

The Battle for Cassino

by Janusz Piekakiewicz

  • 43 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Smithmark Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - World War II,
  • Sale Books,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Cassino, Battle of, Cassino, Italy, 1944

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7668910M
    ISBN 100672526670
    ISBN 109780672526671
    OCLC/WorldCa6970547

      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, and every lost position recaptured by counter-attack/5(16).   Monte Cassino: Amoured Forces in the Battle for the Gustav Line by Jeffrey Plowman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

    the battle of monte cassino Download the battle of monte cassino or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the battle of monte cassino book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Prologue --The Germans come to Cassino --The allies come to Cassino, and Anzio --The first battle, the leaders and the men who followed --The first battle, the monastery --The first battle, the rapido fiasco --The first battle, the Americans and.

    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. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 20 cm. Contents: The Germans come to Cassino; the Allies come to Cassino - and Anzio; the first battle - the leaders and the men who followed; the first battle - the monastery, the Rapido fiasco, the Americans and the French try again; the second battle - Freyberg's.


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The Battle for Cassino by Janusz Piekakiewicz Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book follows the familiar After the Battle format, with maps, pictures and photographs on every page, most with pictures of the site in the current day for The Battle for Cassino book.

It is a physically beautiful production, well printed and bound, with A4 pages/5(27). 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).

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.

The Battle for the Benedictine monastry on the hilltop of Monte Cassino between January and May was one of the most dramatic in the Battle for Italy. The author examines in detail this struggle to open up the road to Rome/5.

out of 5 stars the battle for monte cassino is a nicely put together, historic part of wwii. reviewed in the united states on janu verified purchase.

a great history movie of wwii -- monte cassino was the worst, bloodiest battle of wwii. i have been gathering history of the first special service force (basically our first /5(9). 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. All did honour to their respective countries/5(43). The Battle of Monte Cassino book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

*Includes pictures*Includes accounts of the fighting by /5. Monte Cassino, The Hardest Fought Battle of World War II by Matthew Parker First Anchor Edition, May pages with maps and pictures My son loaded me up with books from my wish list for Christmas and I finally got around to reading the last one around Christmas time The last one was Monte Cassino, The Hardest Battle of World War II by Matthew Parker/5.

The meat of the book follows with a much closer look at the 5 month spoiling battles around, the eventual bypassing of the town along the coast, to the final fall of Cassino in May of ' Also, there is an overview of the rest of the Italian campaign through the occupation of Rome in late /5(29).

The Battles for Cassino encompassed one of the few truly international conflicts of the Second World War. A strategic town on the road to Rome, the fighting lasted four months and cost the lives of more t men from eight nations.

The Battle For Monte Cassino marked one of the longest and bloodiest engagements of the Italian campaign during World War II. For 9 months, the Allies struggled to take the Gustav Line and the abbey of Monte Cassino. In Maythe Gustav Line finally collapsed, with the Second Polish Corps succeeding in capturing the or: Peter Batty.

The Battle of Monte Cassino: The History of the Battle for Rome during World War II Charles River Editors. out of 5 stars Paperback. CDN$ Monte Cassino January-May The Legend of the Green Devils Angelos Mansolas.

out of 5 stars 6. Hardcover. CDN$Reviews: I thought the nd Regimental Combat Team made Monte Cassino sorta famous and probably the most discussed battle of Italian Campaign in the States. They were the most famous bunch involved though didn't fight it all themselves. Unit has books written and a movie made about them I.

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. He has made a special study of New Zealand armour and armoured units and has published nineteen books as well as many articles and chapters on the subject.

Among his most recent publications are War in the Balkans: The Battle for Greece and Crete and Monte Cassino: Armoured Forces in the Battle for the Gustav : Pen and Sword. Books. Cassino: The Hollow Victory by John Ellis. This is not only the best single book on the subject but a model of how military history ought.

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 overcasualties, while the worst winter in Italian memory and official incompetence and backbiting only worsened the carnage and turmoil/5(4).

Buy The Battle for Monte Cassino 1st edition by Forty, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). 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. Monte Cassino, The Hardest Fought Battle of World War II by Matthew Parker First Anchor Edition, May pages with maps and pictures.

My son loaded me up with books from my wish list for Christmas and I finally got around to reading the last one around Christmas time. “[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 Cassino is a fitting tribute: an important and beautifully written /5(29).Additional Physical Format: Online version: Piekałkiewicz, Janusz.

Battle for Cassino. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Battle of Monte Cassino reached a crescendo in May as the Allies desperately sought to carry the position held by crack German paratroopers.