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Monte Cassino: Opening the Road to Rome

Monte Cassino: Opening the Road to Rome


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untallguy submitted a new resource:

Monte Cassino: Opening the Road to Rome - A history of the fighting at Cassino

Monte Cassino by Richard Doherty is another book on the fighting in and around Cassino in 1944. The book covers the fighting in Italy before the campaign, the battles themselves and the subsequent advance on Rome.

Doherty has done a good job here in putting together a narrative to cover a complex and challenging series of battles. Horrendously difficult for both sides due to the terrain and the weather, Doherty brings, in general, the battles alive. That said, it does not seem to...

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