8. On the Gustav line

Translated into English by Aimee Van Vliet Rest in Fornelli The XXXIII Bersaglieri Battalion was not the only Italian unit to join the First Motorised Grouping on the front line at Cassino in February 1944. They were joined by the 1st Battalion “Arditi”, the 68th Infantry Regiment, the 51st Engineers Continue Reading

7. The road to Cassino

Translated into English by Aimee Van Vliet. The end of fighting in Corsica left my grandpa and his men in limbo, immobile and abandoned, in a delirious purgatory of hunger and memories of the violence they had just experienced. I have often wondered what must have been going through his Continue Reading