Gregorio Diamare and the ecclesiastical authorities of Monte Cassino abbey giving German Luftwaffe troops the permission to remove artwork for transfer to Germany, 4 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2Gregorio Diamare and the ecclesiastical authorities of Monte Cassino abbey giving German Luftwaffe troops the permission to remove artwork for transfer to Germany, 4 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2B-17F Fortress flying over Monte Cassino as smoke rises from the abbey, Feb 15, 1944.Brigadier General Boleslaw Duch, Lieutenant General Oliver Leese, and General Wladyslaw Anders, near Cassino, Italy, 17 Feb 1944
Gregorio Diamare and the ecclesiastical authorities of Monte Cassino abbey giving German Luftwaffe troops the permission to remove artwork for transfer to Germany, 4 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2Gregorio Diamare and the ecclesiastical authorities of Monte Cassino abbey giving German Luftwaffe troops the permission to remove artwork for transfer to Germany, 4 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2B-17F Fortress flying over Monte Cassino as smoke rises from the abbey, Feb 15, 1944.Brigadier General Boleslaw Duch, Lieutenant General Oliver Leese, and General Wladyslaw Anders, near Cassino, Italy, 17 Feb 1944
German paratrooper in the ruins of Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, Mar 1944Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 1 of 3Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 2 of 3Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 3 of 3
German paratrooper in the ruins of Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, Mar 1944Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 1 of 3Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 2 of 3Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Feb 1944, photo 3 of 3
Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Mar 1944Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, 1944Polish bugler Master Corporal Emil Czech playing the Hejnał mariacki, announcing the victory at Monte Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944Polish soldiers inside the ruins of the Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, 18 May 1944
Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, Mar 1944Monte Cassino monastery in ruins, Italy, 1944Polish bugler Master Corporal Emil Czech playing the Hejnał mariacki, announcing the victory at Monte Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944Polish soldiers inside the ruins of the Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, 18 May 1944
Oliver Leese and other British officers at Cassino, Italy, May-Jun 1944
Oliver Leese and other British officers at Cassino, Italy, May-Jun 1944


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