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cjw957
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After many, many days defending the Area of Colli, in cold windy rain, and Germans on the overlooking hills constantly probing and attacking. Supplies only able to get through on mules, and casualties mounting the 34th and their British Allies, got relieved by the French :whistle: , and on December 10th 1943 moved back to Alfie to a rest area where replacements were received and a program of training and recreation was provided...

Jan 8th -13th The regiment teamed up with the 1st special service force under task force B and continued the attack seizing many hills including Mt Capraro...

Jan 13th, 1944 The 34th Division with its British allies got the orders to attack areas on the outskirts of Cervaro with orders to seize and occupy the area and remove all Axis resistance in the area, but what they were not aware was the Germans were heavily dug in and well armed with Elite Troops from the SS, Gebirgsjager, Fallschirmjäger as well as battle hardened Heer all ready to defend the area with their lives. The orders had been given the Allies must not advance any further ...

once this area was clear Next stop Cassino ...




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Topic starter Posted : 22/08/2017 4:14 pm







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