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 (ăn′zē-ō, än′tsyō)
A town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea south-southeast of Rome. In World War II Allied troops landed at Anzio on January 22, 1944.
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(ˈænzɪˌəʊ; Italian ˈantsjo)
(Placename) a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)
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(ˈæn ziˌoʊ)

a port in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II. 27,094.
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Noun1.Anzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian SeaAnzio - a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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Gunner Salt was recently featured on a BBC LookEast regional news programme featuring my 96-year-old father who visited his war grave in the Beach Head cemetery in Anzio, Italy. My father was there when Gunner Salt and his Adjutant Captain Arthur Templeton West was killed by enemy bombing.
It addition to the Medal of Honour, Maxwell received Silver Stars for his coolness under fire at Anzio, Italy, and at Besancon.
1944: The Allied Army landing began at Anzio, Italy.
Mario worked at a gelatero shop in his home town of Anzio, Italy, before moving to Rome where he worked for firm Gelateria Conforti.
1944: Allied Army landings began at Anzio, Italy. 1947: The fresh meat ration was reduced to one shilling's worth weekly, which would buy about a pound in weight.
Ruiz, died on February 16, 1944, at Anzio, Italy, during Operation Shingle.
In the decades that followed, "Battling Billy" Rosson, as the newspapers called him, distinguished himself as a battalion commander at Anzio, Italy, on Gen.
Caption: Members of the Devil's Brigade at Anzio, Italy in April 1944.
Rankin served in Anzio, Italy and received many honorable medals, including the Purple Heart, for his service.