Monte Cassino


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Monte Cassino

(ˈmɒntɪ kəˈsiːnəʊ; Italian ˈmonte kasˈsiːno)
n
(Placename) a hill above Cassino in central Italy: site of intense battle during World War II: site of Benedictine monastery (530 ad), destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, later restored
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After she became a nun, she ruled a community of religious sisters in Plombarola, Italy near Monte Cassino, where St.
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He went on to serve in Sicily and Italy and fought at the notorious Battle of Monte Cassino, which left 250,000 people dead or wounded.
EVENTS 1944: The Polish flag is flying over the ruins of the ancient Italian monastery, Monte Cassino, a symbol of German resistance.
MORNING Waking up in my family home in Sant'Elia, Cassino, Italy, looking up at Monte Cassino and heading out to the local bar for a cup of coffee and a brioche.
Jim Mulhall, who served with the Durham Light Infantry, was taken captive in Monte Cassino and got away in a stolen Red Cross Ambulance.
My partner and I would like to see Monte Cassino in Italy next spring.
I have just returned from Italy, where I joined a handful of veterans who met to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battles for Monte Cassino, which spanned the first five months of 1944.
On May 18, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces finally occupied Monte Cassino in Italy after a four-month struggle with Axis troops.
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In World War II, he participated in operations over Anzio and Monte Cassino, Italy.
Poland-born Teo Graul served with the Allies in the 2nd Polish Corps at Monte Cassino in Italy and was later captured and escaped from the Germans.