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Cassino Pictures 1

 

Photo:  Aerial photograph of Cassino town in 1943.

Photo:  51mm mortar team relax behind Monte Porchio in support of 141 Inf Regt attack on Monte Trocchio on 15 Jan 44.

Photo:  81mm mortar firing in support of 141 Inf Regt on 24 Jan 44.

Photo:  Aerial photograph issued by HQ II (NZ) Corps in March 1944.

Photo:  25 pounder from 5 NZ Field Regiment behind Monte Trocchio.

Photo:  The Baron's Castle and the Colosseum from the Rapido valley near the railway.



Photo:  Soldiers from 141 Infantry Regiment evacuate the wounded near La Pieta on 22 January 1944.

Photo:  The Castle, Cassino town, Caira and Monte Cairo in January 1944.

Photo:  2 CAMERONS on Snakeshead Ridge on 18 March 1944.

Photo:  The bombing of the Monastery on 15 February 1944.



Photo:  Aerial view of the Monastery after the bombing in February 1944.  Col Heydon Buchanan US Army.  15th Army Group Intelligence Staff

Photo:  The bombing of Cassino town on 15 March 1944.

Photo:  The bombing of Cassino town on 15 March 1944.

Photo:  The bombing of Cassino town from the Rapido valley on 15 March 1944.

Photo:  The area of the Hotel Continental defensive blockhouse on Route 6 in Cassino town in 1944.

Photo:  Cassino town with the Castle in the background in May 1944.

Photo:  The Castle from Cassino town in May 1944.

Photo:  Cassino town in May 1944.



Photo:  The area around the Hotel Continental in August 1944.  Col Heydon Buchanan US Army.  15th Army Group Intelligence Staff

Photo:  Castle Hill and Cassino town from Point 236 on Monastery Hill in 1944.

Photo:  Route 6 and Cassino town from Point 202 on Monastery Hill in 1944.

Photo:  Castle Hill and Cassino town from Point 236 on Monastery Hill in 1944.

Photo:  Allied tank in Cassino town in 1944.

Photo:  Cassino town in April 1945.



Photo:  View of the Castle from Route 6.  Col Heydon Buchanan US Army.  15th Army Group Intelligence Staff

Photo:  4 Indian Division's initial supply route from Caira to Jeep's Head in February 1944.

Photo:  4 Indian Division's Cavendish Road supply route from Caira to Jeep's Head in March 1944.



Photo:  German 75mm Pak 40 ant-tank gun looking towards the Railway Station.

Photo:  7 Indian Brigade's Reconnaissance Squadron moving up Cavendish Road for the diversionary attack behind the Monastery on 19 March 1944.

Photo:  The Monastery after being bombed on 15 February 1944.

Photo:  Cassino town in May 1944.



Photo:  View of the Colosseum from just below Route 6.  Col Heydon Buchanan US Army.  15th Army Group Intelligence Staff

Photo:  View downstream of 'Amazon' bridge in February 2011.

Photo:  Commonwealth Cemetery in February 2011.

 

Photo:  View of the Castle on Point 193 from Cassino town with the Monastery in the background.  Tripadvisor.

Photo:  Allied troops on the hairpin bend at Point 165 with the Castle behind. 

 

Photo:  Crippled tanks from 4 Polish Armoured Regiment at the Bottleneck.



Photo:  View of Monte Cassino and the Abbey from San Pietro Infine.  BCMH.



Photo:  View of Monte Rotondo, Monte Lungo and Monte Maggiore from San Pietro Infine.  BCMH.



Photo:  View of the smokescreen over Amazon Bridge in front of Monte Trocchio in May 1944.



Photo:  View of Cassino town from Monastery Hill in May 1951.



Photo:  German panzerstrum overlooking Aquino Airfield on the Hitler Line in May 1944.



Photo:  View of the Monastery in 2014 from Snakeshead Ridge.  Lydia Sielicka.



Photo:  View of Portella and the Rapido Valley in 2014.  Lydia Sielicka.



Photo:  View of the monastery from Point 593 in June 2014.



Photo:  The Cassino Memorial at the National Arboretum in January 2016
 


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