Jennings, Christian,

At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy 1944 -45 / Christian Jennings - 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.

As the allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast army of twelve different nationalities was faced with the bloody task of breaking through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched from the Adriatic coast to the Mediterranean.

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World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.

Italy--History--German occupation, 1943-1945.
Italy--History--Allied occupation, 1943-1947.
Gothic Line (Italy)