Cassino <<kuh SEE noh>> is a city in central Italy about seventy five miles (121 kilometers) southeast of Rome. Cassino lies alongside the Rapido River close to a hill referred to as Monte Cassino. A well-known monastery has stood atop the hill since A.D. 529. From the one thousand’s to the 1300’s, the monastery was a middle of tradition and schooling.

Throughout World Conflict II (1939-1945), Monte Cassino was the scene of brutal preventing between German and Allied troopers. The Battle for Monte Cassino lasted from January to Might 1944, when the Germans have been defeated.Allied forces from the USA and United Kingdom have been supported by troops from Canada, France, India, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Poland, and different nations. Hundreds of troopers died within the preventing at Cassino. The city, which was virtually utterly destroyed, was rebuilt after the struggle.

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