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Smoke from Allied artillery aimed deliberately to avoid Cassino Castle on hill in foreground and the medieval monastery on heights above, before Allies decided shelling of both was nessesary to dislodge German troops holding out near them during the bitter, months long struggle for the city.

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  • Date: 1944-02-06
  • Location: Cassino, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Cassino, Air Raids On, Italy, Action, Cities, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_682080
  • Credits: TIME LIFE BOOKS

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