Monte Cassino 1944 (Line of Fire/2001, Documentary)

   

Alexander IV

 

Published on Apr 18, 2020

Line of Fire_Vol.1_4of12 - Monte Cassino 1944
During 1944, the Allies tried desperately to break through the German winter defensive line that blocked the advance to Rome. At the centre of the line was the heavily fortified town of Cassino, which was dominated by a sixth century Benedictine monastery. This imposing hilltop site became the subject of bitter controversy and a symbol of some of the most savage fighting of World War Two.
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