Battle of Monte Cassino 1944
Battle of Monte Cassino 1944
Battle of Monte Cassino 1944
Battle of Monte Cassino 1944
Battle of Monte Cassino 1944
Battle of Monte Cassino 1944

Battle of Monte Cassino 1944

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The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of World War II. The intention was a breakthrough to Rome.

At the beginning of 1944, the western half of the Winter Line was being anchored by Germans holding the Rapido-Gari, Liri and Garigliano valleys and some of the surrounding peaks and ridges. Together, these features formed the Gustav Line. Monte Cassino, a historic hilltop abbey founded in AD 529 by Benedict of Nursia, dominated the nearby town of Cassino and the entrances to the Liri and Rapido valleys. Lying in a protected historic zone, it had been left unoccupied by the Germans, although they manned some positions set into the steep slopes below the abbey's walls.
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Body Width: 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" +1 -1/2
Body Length: 28" 29" 30" 31" 32" +1 -1/2
Sleeve Top: 7.25" 7.75" 8.25" 8.75" 9.25" +1/2 -1/2
Our Tee's are pre-shrunk 100% cotton (6oz (203g) and designed for maximum durability, comfort and quality. With a seamless rib knit collar reinforced with a cover seamed front neck and taped neck and shoulder seams, this shirt is carefully constructed for those who are active and require clothing that lasts.