THE BATTLE OF CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

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First Phase: 17 January -13 February 1944: Men of the King's Royal Rifles man an observation post in the Garigliano area. Rifleman L H Ockleston on guard, Corporal K Fossey, wireless operator, in the background, and Rifleman T Tanner on the right. Strong German resistance had prevented the British assault from breaking into the Liri Valley from the south west and achieving the collapse of the Cassino Front.

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Men of the King's Royal Rifles man an observation post in the Garigliano area of Italy, 30 January 1944.

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