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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2017 4:36 p.m. PST

…. WWII battle of Monte Cassino.

"Pearl Harbor. Midway. D-Day. The Battle of the Bulge. Iwo Jima.

The epic battles of World War II still resonate 70 years later.

Yet one of the costliest U.S. campaigns is barely remembered: The war in Italy and its linchpin, the desperate fight at Monte Cassino.

"You never hear anything about it," says Albert DeFazio. "It just boggles my mind. That's why I'm [ticked] off."…"
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Vigilant14 Nov 2017 1:21 p.m. PST

The whole Italian campaign is treated differently from the western front or the Pacific – try looking for books on the subject compared to other theatres of war. A university friend of mine's father was with the Poles as a tank crew at Casino so I've tried to look up the whole campaign a few times and found very few books.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Nov 2017 10:57 p.m. PST

Not fair…


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