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They Fought For Us: Cassino

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170180559

Monte Cassino 1944 is considered the hardest and most bitter struggle of the entire WW2 Italian campaign. 343 New Zealanders died. New Zealand infantry fought from house to house in the devastated town under constant direct fire from German guns.


1. Timeline
2. The Div
3. Maori Battalion
4. Major War People
5. Allies Invade Italy
6. Italians
7. New Zealand Women in Italy
8. Feeding Soldiers
9. Gustav Line
10. German Soldiers
11. Before Cassino
12. New Zealanders move West
13. New Zealanders move into Cassino Sector
14. Why Cassino was Important
15. Mountainous Environment
16. Route to Rome
17. New Zealand Corps received Cassino Sector
18. New Zealand Corps Plan
19. War of Words
20. Allies Bomb Monastery
21. First New Zealand Corp Attack
22. Allies Bomb Cassino
23. Second New Zealand Corp Attack
24. Action in Town
25. Cassino Heroes
26. New Zealand Corps Withdraws
27. Results of Cassino
28. Weapons Glossary


Ruth Naumann is an experienced Social Studies teacher and the author of numerous social studies publications.