Ruins of monastery & pre-Roman town of Monte Cassino, a result of massive Allied bombing during failed attempt to dislodge German troops who, finding better cover in the resulting rubble, were able to prolonging the bitter, months long struggle for the city.


  • Date: 1944
  • Location: Cassino, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Air Raids On, Italy, Special Collections, 20Th Century Select, Wars, Wwii, Cassino, Ruins, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Carl Mydans
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_854381
  • Credits: TIME LIFE BOOKS
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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