Day: May 18, 2020

May 18 – Monte Cassino and Roll of Honour

This day in 1944 Allied forces captured Monte Cassino, Italy, after 123 days of heavy fighting. 55,000 Allied troops became casualties. It took four separate battles before the Abbey was finally taken by part of a multinational force of 20 divisions assaulting across a… Continue Reading “May 18 – Monte Cassino and Roll of Honour”