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MICSUGLIANDO | L’associazione culturale italo-brasiliana Encontro presenta “Pisa…

MICSUGLIANDO | L’associazione culturale italo-brasiliana Encontro presenta “Pisa…

World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome | LIFE.com. American troops camped along the Road to Rome, 1944.

World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome

American troops camped by the roadside during the drive towards Rome, WWII.

African American Soldiers of the US 92nd Infantry (Buffalo) Division pursue the retreating Germans through Massa Carrara, Italy, end of April-1945.

African American`doughfoots' of the Infantry (`Buffalo') Division pursue the retreating Germans through the Po Valley. German forces in Italy have since capitulated unconditionally, May 1945

A German mortar crew, photo presumed taken in the ruins of the Abbey

The Battle For Monte Cassino - A Monument To the Bravery of Ordinary German Soldiers

BATTLES MONTE CASSINO JANUARY - MAY 1944 (NA 15079)   A Sherman tank and jeep of the 4th Brigade entering the ruins of Cassino. The monastery of Cassino had formed the focal point of the German Gustav Line which they had successfully defended since November 1943. The fourth offensive led by Polish and British troops secured Cassino for the Allies and caused the Germans to retreat north of Rome, which was then declared an 'open city'.

NA A Sherman tank and jeep of the Brigade entering the ruins of Cassino. The monastery of Cassino had formed the focal point of the German Gustav Line which they had successfully defended since November 1943

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Rare photos chronicle World War II's brutal Italian Campaign

American troops stand in front of a bombed-out building during the drive towards Rome, WWII.

Men of 51st Highland Division show off their stock of cigarettes, 24 July 1943.

sicilia area Men of Highland Division show off their stock of cigarettes 24 July 1943

Allie Aerial bombing of rail yards at Siena, Italy during Operation Strangle.  The most accurate bombing of WWII.  Aerial bombing of rail yards at Siena during Operation Strangle, a series of air operations during the Italian Campaign of World War II by the United States Fifteenth and Twelfth Air Forces to interdict German supply routes in Italy north of Rome. On the alternate line from Pisa and Florence south to Rome, the Siena yards were bombed by Mediterranean Allied Air Force Bombers

Allie Aerial bombing of rail yards at Siena, Italy during Operation Strangle…

Well entrenched German Fallschirmjäger defend the ruins of the famous Monastery, inflicting heavy casualties on assaulting Allied forces. Monte Cassino, 1944.

Two German paratroopers fighting among the ruins of the Monastery of Monte Cassino, Italy, pin by Paolo Marzioli

New Zealand Sherman tank, of the 20th Armoured Regiment, during the advance towards Florence, Italy, 26 July 1944. Photograph taken by George Kaye.

New Zealand Sherman tank, of the Armoured Regiment, during the advance towards Florence, Italy, 26 July Photograph taken by George Kaye.

Empty 75mm HE shell cases being collected from Sherman tanks firing in the indirect fire support role in the Anzio bridgehead, Italy, 5 May 1944, pin by Paolo Marzioli

captain-price-official: “ Empty HE shell cases being collected from Royal Tank Regiment Sherman tanks, in use in the indirect artillery role at the Anzio bridgehead, 5 May ”

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