Blasted ruins of the town, with the destroyed monastery atop Monte Cassino in the background, give mute testimony to the heavy bombardment & bitter struggle of the Allies vs. the Germans for control of the town.


  • Date: 1944-05-19
  • Location: Cassino, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Ruins, Italy, Wars, Cassino, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: George Silk
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_603879
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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