Discusses the American and British troops crossing the Volturno River. From Volturno To The Winter Line and millions of other books are available for Amazon . “From the Volturno to the Winter Line” is a sequel to “Salerno: American Operations from the Beaches to the Volturno.” After Fifth Army, commanded by Lt. Gen. From the Volturno to the Winter Line [Center of Military History] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Refresh and try again. You can help by adding to it. Volturno-Linie, Viktor-LinieItalian: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On the Adriatic coast, elements of the British 78th Infantry Division ‘s 11th Brigade infantry crossed the Biferno at dawn on 3 October following an amphibious landing at Termoli by British Commandos at World War 2, 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition.

Discusses the American and British troops crossing the Volturno River, and continuing the second phase of the Allied campaign in Italy. Views Read Edit View history. Army Center of Military History Producer. Following the Allied invasion of Italy in September the German forces set up a series of defensive lines across Italy, intended to delay the Allied advance. Published October 18th by Dept.


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Lew marked it as to-read Jan 19, BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 04, Detailed and authoritative descriptions of the actions of the US Fifth Army in Italy in the fall of Return to Book Lnie. Ken Voltjrno rated it it was amazing Dec 16, This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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That evening, 78th Division’s 38th Irish Brigade arrived by sea at Termoli and the German attack the following morning was narrowly repulsed in desperate fighting. The Volturno Line was the southernmost of these. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

By late morning on 6 October, the Allies were on the attack and by late afternoon the Germans had started to fall back to the next prepared defences on the River Trignothe Barbara Line. Bottom of cover reads: On the other coast, the U.

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This section needs expansion with: As a response to the increasing Allied pressure on the Adriatic front, on October 1st the German supreme commander in Italy— Generalfeldmarshall Albert Kesselring —ordered the 16th Panzer Division to switch to the Adriatic front, presenting a major and unforeseen threat to the unsupported Allied infantry.


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Clarkattacked across the Volturno on the night of 12 October. Trivia About From the Volturno This book is not yet featured on Listopia. However, logistical problems had prevented the Allies building a heavy duty bridge across the Biferno and when the bulldozed fords were washed away by heavy rains voltkrno evening there remained no way to get tanks across the river to support the infantry.

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Ronald Kabak Kabak marked it as to-read Aug 15, By the afternoon of 5 October, they had been squeezed back to within. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Army Center of Military History.