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Battle of Monte Cassino in Italy

A documentary about the battle of Monte Cassino, also known as the Battle for Cassino or the Battle for Rome. In 1944, the allied troops tried to reach Rome by breaking through the German and Italian defences during the so-called 'Italian Campaign'. The Battle of Monte Cassino, a historic hilltop abbey, was an important part of this campaign. After bombing the historic abbey and 4 assaults to conquer the abbey, the allies succeeded in driving the German defenders from their positions.