Battle of Monte Cassino

January 6, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, European History, World War II (1939-1945)
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Battle of Monte Cassino

By: Kristey Simmons Edythe Robinson

Great Britain

France United States of America

General Juin

General de Monsabert of the third Algerian infantry division General Dody of the Moroccan 2nd Infantry Division

General Keyes General Ryder of the U.S. 34th Infantry Division

General Walker

General Clark

General McCreery General Templer of the56th Division

General Leese

General Keightly

Albrecht von Kesselring Was a Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. One of the most respected and skillful generals of Nazi Germany, he was nicknamed "Smiling Albert" or "Smiling Kesselring".

Heinrich Goffried von Vietinghoff gennant Scheel Was a General of the German Wehrmacht during World War II

Frido von Senger und Etterlin

Where did it occur? 

Monte Cassino, Italy Fought by the Allies with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome.

What was at stake?  

The city of Rome and the city of Cassino. In the beginning the Germans were holding the Rapido, Liri, and Garigliano valleys and surrounding peaks. But they didn’t have the historic abbey of Monte Cassino. On February 15, the abbey was destroyed by American bombers and after German poured into the ruins to defend it. From January 17- May 18 the abbey was assaulted 4 more times by allied troops for a loss of 54,000 allied and 20,000 German soldiers.

Bibliography of Cites    onte3.htm onte_cassino

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