Category Archives: war/conflict

Monte Cassino War Memorial

The Monte Cassino War Memorial is situated in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139kms SE of Rome.  1 km away, standing on a hill is the Abbey of Monte Cassino.   Abbey on Monte Cassino .. In 1943 … Continue reading

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Omaha Beach : Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-mer

From Omaha Beach (D-Day landings, June 6, 1944)  we made our way, by bus, to the Normandy American Cemetery.   On the side of the road were segments of floating bridges used to carry vehicles across water … The Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-mer … Continue reading

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