FROM TEXAS TO ROME: Following the footsteps of the T-Patchers, 36th Texas Division




TOUR N. 3


From Texas to Rome is the title of the book based on the Journal of  Maj. General  Fred Walker commander of the Division. We will follow their footstpes and learn about the bravery and the difficulties encountered by the brave Texans in the Italian campaign: from the landing in Salerno on 9th September 1943 to the liberation of Rome on 4th June 1944.  Learn about the Veteran's stories, whom I met and talked in the last 10 years of touring.


Personalised Battlefield Tour


Please, let me know in advance, If you have relatives/friends who fought in Italy as I am willing to make researches to pin point where they fought. Send me as much information as you can and I will tailor-made your tour according to your specific interest and timeframe.


HIGHLIGHTS:


  • Easy train ride from Roma Termini, pick up at the train station or at your Hotel in Cassino and sorrounding area by your local guide and ride in a comfortable Mercedes van equipped with a large monitor to enjoy footage of the battles, pictures then and now and presentations while en route to the various sites.
  • Visit the landing beaches of the 36 Texas division in Paestum, Altavilla and quote 424
  • San Pietro Infine and the ruins of the old town with memorial to the 36th Texas T-Patchers and Cpt Henry Waskow
  • Rapido River crossing area and Memorial for the T-Patchers in San Angelo
  • Abbey of Monte Cassino
  • Anzio and Nettuno battlefields with the Sicily Rome American Cemetery
  • Cisterna, the break out  and the liberation of Rome.
  • Complimentary food and wine tastings.
  • All entrance tickets to sites and museums
  • personalized itinerary according to your interests and timeframe