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Kesselring at Anzio By Teddy Bitner
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This book reviews and analyzes the decisions made by Field Marshal Albert Kesselring prior to and during the battle of Anzio in February 1944.
World War 2 Anzio By Ronald Ledwell
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When the Allies landed at Anzio the success of an amphibious landing at that location, a beach surrounded by mountains, depended completely on the element of surprise and the swiftness with which the... More > invaders could move before the defenders reacted. Any delay could result in the occupation of the mountains by the defenders and the consequent entrapment of the invaders. General Lucas, who preferred to take time to entrench against an expected counterattack allowed the German Forces in the area to react and seize the high ground in the mountains that surrounded Anzio.< Less
Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond By Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir No. 2. First Edition, 2015. The autobiography of a young Italian woman as she experiences the hardship and horrors of war and the Nazi occupation of her country.... More > Living with her family in Ardea, located near Anzio, she survives the Allied landings there and the battles that followed as the Allies finally pushed northward to Rome. Accounts by civilians of the war as it affected Italy and her people, are rare. Sonia eventually came to the U.S. after the war and has made a life for her and her family in her new country. Contents: (1) Cherchio, Abruzzo, Italy, 1899 (2) Guagnano, Province of Lecce on the Adriatic Sea, 1894 (3) Abruzzo, 1920 (4) Cognac, France, 1931 (5) Avezzano, Italy, 1939 (6) Rome, 1944 (7) Tre Cannelle, Italy Sezze Romano, 1948 (8) America, 1955 (9) Florida and Maryland, 2011. 45 photos.< Less
Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy, 1943 and Beyond By Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir No. 2. First Edition, 2015. The autobiography of a young Italian woman as she experiences the hardship and horrors of war and the Nazi occupation of her country.... More > Living with her family in Ardea, located near Anzio, she survives the Allied landings there and the battles that followed as the Allies finally pushed northward to Rome. Accounts by civilians of the war as it affected Italy and her people, are rare. Sonia eventually came to the U.S. after the war and has made a life for her and her family in her new country. Contents: (1) Cherchio, Abruzzo, Italy, 1899 (2) Guagnano, Province of Lecce on the Adriatic Sea, 1894 (3) Abruzzo, 1920 (4) Cognac, France, 1931 (5) Avezzano, Italy, 1939 (6) Rome, 1944 (7) Tre Cannelle, Italy Sezze Romano, 1948 (8) America, 1955 (9) Florida and Maryland, 2011. 45 photos.< Less
… Noi, figli della stessa terra, della stessa bellezza, della stessa eleganza, Anzio By Roberta Stefanelli
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E noi abbiamo saputo guardare attraverso i nostri occhi, abbiamo così visto la tua vera bellezza la tua eleganza, lo stile di vita che imprimi...abbiamo sentito il tuo Amore...Noi, figli della... More > stessa terra della stessa eleganza...Anzio!< Less
War Through a Lens: A Combat Team Photographer Looks at World War II By Clifford Bell
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Clifford Bell's experiences as a still photographer with the U.S. Army's 163rd Signal Corps during World War II took him from North Africa to Naples to the famous landing at Anzio. He rode into Rome... More > with the first group of American soldiers, and into Dachau the day after its liberation. From slogging through snow and mud with the infantry to recording the destruction of Munich during the last days of the war, Bell shares the terrors and tragedies, the tedium and absurdities of war, as well as the camaraderie of men from all backgrounds, thrown together in intense, life-and-death situations.< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, ‘I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, ‘I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less