The Sherman tanks of the 6th British armoured Division concentrated to attack the Gustav line, near Casino, in May 15, 1944.
Two experienced veterans of Kreta: Unterfeldwebel A. Hass of Gebirgsjäger Regiment 100 (5.Geb.Div.) and Oberfeldwebel K.v.Gutowski (forward observer for the mortar battalion) of Fallschirmjäger Regiment 3 on hill 593. Hill 593 also known as Calvary...pin by Paolo Marzioli
2. world war, theater of war italyMonte Cassino (Gustav - Linie) : Paratroopers bring in supplies to the german positions around Monte Cassinospring (april) 1944 - pin by Paolo Marzioli
From Monte Trocchio, the view north across the Rapido River to Sant' Angelo and the Liri Valley beyond, January 1944....
Battle for Monte Cassino told in new film by John Irvin - WAR HISTORY ONLINE
British 99th Light AA Regiment, Cassino, Italy, 12 May 1944, as the Allies launch Operation Diadem, the drive to Rome. (Imperial War Museum)
David Seymour, A collection of old mortar shells made from the ruins of Cassino by a group of boys, 1948
Polish soldiers transporting artillery pieces uphill. The Poles partially disassembled anti-tank artillery pieces, hauled them to the vicinity of the German bunkers, and fired at the enemy at point-blank range.