World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome, 1944 Ruins of the town of Monte Cassino, a result of massive Allied bombing during an attempt to dislodge German troops occupying the city,
The Crossing of the Garigliano River by the Fifth Army, Lauro, Italy, 19 January 1944 Royal Engineers in assault boats embark for the opposite bank to repair the last two sections of the pontoon bridge knocked out by enemy fire.
The Battle of Monte Cassino was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II. The intention was a breakthrough to Rome. Pin by Paolo Marzioli