Monte Cassino, deutsche Kriegsgefangene

Joris Nieuwint

M/C: Battle for Cassino and Monastry Hill
The battle for Cassino and Monastry Hill, which began on the 15.3.1944 when medium and heavy bombers rainet bombe on objectiven for thr… and a half hours, was continued by the greatest artillery barrage so far laid in the Italian theatre, to cover the advance of the Allied tanks and infantry as they entered the town. Fires fighting continu… in Cassino where New Zealanders are steadily reducing an… strongpointe, while troops on Monastry Hill are ….. doggedly on to their newly gained vantage points.
P/C: German troops captured by the New Zealanders at Cassino being held beside a Sherman tank.