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You can help by adding to it. 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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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 Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ronald Kabak Kabak marked it as to-read Aug 15, The Volturno Line was the southernmost of these.
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David marked it as to-read Oct 05, Army Center of Military History. Clarkattacked across the Volturno on the night of 12 October.
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. World War 2, 50th Hhe Commemorative Edition.
Discusses the American and British troops crossing the Volturno River, and continuing the second phase of the Allied campaign in Italy. On the other coast, the U. Return to Book Page. This section needs expansion with: No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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From the Volturno to the Winter Line, 6 October – 15 November 1943
However, logistical problems had prevented the Allies building a heavy tl bridge across the Biferno and when the bulldozed fords were washed away by heavy rains that evening there remained no way to get tanks across the thee to support the infantry.
Refresh and try again. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Lew marked it as to-read Jan 19, 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.
By the afternoon of 5 October, they folturno been squeezed back to within. Bottom of cover reads: Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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.
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