MONTE CASSINO 2019 - 75th ANNIVERSARY
PILGRIMAGE TOUR: 16 – 20 May 2019The Allies landed in the Italian mainland on 9th September 1943, coinciding with the surrender of the Italians who then re-entered the war on the Allied side. Allied objectives were to draw German troops from the Russian front and more particularly from France, where the Normandy offensive was planned for the following year. The Allies were to push northward on two fronts. On the Western front, the US 5th
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