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Monte Cassino

Monte Cassino (sometimes written Montecassino) is a rocky hill about southeast of , Italy, to the west of the town of and altitude. Site of the Roman town of , it is best known for its historic abbey. established his first , the source of the Order, here around 529.The hilltop sanctuary was the site of the in 1944, where the building was destroyed by Allied bombing and rebuilt after the war. The site has been visited many times by Popes and other senior clergy, including Pope in May 2009.Since... read more

Battle of Monte Cassino

The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the AlliesWinter Line in AlliesWinter LineItaly held by Axis forces during the Italian Campaign of Italian CampaignWorld War II . The intention was a breakthrough to breakthroughRome .At the beginning of 1944, the western half of the Winter Line was being anchored by Germans holding the Rapido-Gari, Liri and Garigliano valleys and some... read more

Monte Cassino Commemorative Cross

The Monte Cassino Commemorative Cross () is a commemorative medal awarded to all soldiers of the Polish II Corps who fought in the battle of Monte Cassino and the battles for Piedimonte and Passo Corno. After the capture of Monte Cassino in May 1944, the Polish government in Exile, (in London) created a campaign cross to commemorate the role of the Polish II Corps (often known as ''Anders Army'') in capturing this strategic point, which had long blocked the Allied advance up the Italian peninsula.A... read more

Alberic of Monte Cassino

Alberic of Monte Cassino was a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church who died in 1088. He was a cardinal from 1057. He was (perhaps) a native of Trier, and became a Benedictine. He successfully opposed the teachings of Berengarius, which were considered heretical by the Pope, defending the measures of Gregory VII during the Investiture Controversy. He composed several theological and scientific works and lives of saints, and is the author of the earliest medieval treatise on ''ars dictaminis'', or... read more

Petronax of Monte Cassino

Saint Petronax of Monte Cassino () (c. 670 – c. 747), called "The Second Founder of Monte Cassino", was an Italian monk and abbot who rebuilt and repopulated the monastery of Monte Cassino, which had been destroyed by the invading Lombards in the late sixth century.A native of Brescia, Petronax had made a pilgrimage to the tomb of Saint Benedict in 717 after being advised to do so by Pope Gregory II. Monte Cassino was a ruin, but there were a few hermits who had nevertheless remained there. ... read more

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Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street

View of the street towards St. George's ChurchUlica Bohaterów Monte Cassino (Heroes of Monte Cassino Street) is the main street of Sopot, Poland, running west to east from Aleja Niepodległości (Independence Avenue), near the railway station, to Plac Zdrojowy (Spa Square), near the seafront and pier. It is an entirely pedestrian area with no cars allowed.Residential property surrounding the street is in a minority - there are mainly restaurants, cafes, clubs and shops. During the season it is -... read more

Red Poppies on Monte Cassino

''The Red Poppies on Monte Cassino - poems and songs 1939-1945'' () is the title of a collection of period works by Feliks Konarski (pseudonym: Ref-Ren). The book's title, "Czerwone Maki", is also the name of one of the most famous Polish songs to emerge from World War II.== Content ==Konarski began to write poems and songs after a two-year break. This book contains the works written after Konarski joined the Polish Second Corps in December 1941. Konarski wrote a regular basis, but rarely published... read more

Polish Cemetery at Monte Cassino

The Polish Cemetery at Monte Cassino holds the graves of over a thousand Poles who died, storming the bombed-out Benedictine abbey atop the mountain in May 1944, during the Battle of Monte Cassino.The religious affiliations of the deceased are indicated by three types of headstone: the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox headstones feature different forms of the Christian cross, and the Jewish headstones bear the Star of David.The cemetery also holds the grave of General Władysław Anders, who had... read more

Monte Cassino Girls High School

Monte Cassino Girls High School is a Catholic boarding school 7 km south-east of Macheke in the Mashonaland East province of Zimbabwe. Unlike the monastery in Rome, Italy, the school was built between two mountain ranges with its entrance coming in from the west side after crossing the Macheke River.The school was founded as part of the Catholic Mission at Monte Cassino in 1902. Like many mission schools in Zimbabwe, Monte Cassino was one of the first schools which provided education to Black... read more

Monte Cassino School (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Monte Cassino School is a Catholic elementary and middle school located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The school also included a girls' junior college until 1 and a high school until 1986.==History==It was founded in 1926 by the Benedictine Sisters as a girls' school and junior college.Dianna Everett, Oklahoma Historical Society ''Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture'' (accessed 2012-05-07). The junior college remained in operation until 1945."Are You An Alumnus or Former Co-Worker of Ours?", St.... read more

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The Red Poppies on Monte Cassino

Men of the Third Carpathian Rifle Division hear ''The Red Poppies'' performed by Alfred Schütz's orchestra, May 1944.''Czerwone maki na Monte Cassino'' (The Red Poppies on Monte Cassino) is one of the best-known Polish military songs of World War II. It was composed in May 1944 in Italy, during the Battle of Monte Cassino, on the eve of the Polish Army's capture of the German stronghold.==History==In early 1944 a German stronghold, dug in at the ancient Benedictine monastery atop Monte Cassino,... read more

The Green Devils of Monte Cassino

''The Green Devils of Monte Cassino'' (German:''Die grünen Teufel von Monte Cassino'') is a 1958 French-German war film directed by Harald Reinl and starring Joachim Fuchsberger, Antje Geerk and Ewald Balser.Bock & Bergfelder p.389== External links ==Category:Italian Campaign of World War II films read more


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