Monte Cassino: The Soldiers' Story
In March 1944 the Allies were enmeshed in one of the most bloody, dramatic battles of the war - brutal days of fighting for the key obstacle on the allied route to Rome. This is the story of the men who captured the mountain top and tells the story of the battle of Cassino through the eyes of the men who fought on both sides.
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