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Monte La Difensa
... The battle for Monte La Defensa, which took place between 3 December and 9 December 1943, occurred during Operation Raincoat, part of the Battle for the Bernhardt ... Monte La Difensa, (also known as Hill 960) was one of the peaks forming the Camino hill mass which formed the left-hand "gatepost" dominating the ... the rest of 36th Division on 1st SSF's right attacking Monte Maggiore and British 56th Division (attacking Monte Camino) and British 46th Division on their left, it took 5 days heavy fighting for ...
Lineage of The Canadian Airborne Regiment - First Special Service Force
... The Regiment bears the FSSF battle honours Monte Camino, Monte Majo, Monte La Difensa/Monte La Rmetanea, Anzio and Rome on its Regimental Colour ... action throughout the Mediterranean, at Monte Sammucro, Radicosa, and Anzio ... Its battle honours included Monte Camino, Monte La Difensa, Monte La Remetanea, Monte Majo, Anzio, Rome, Advance to the Tiber, Italy 1943–44, Southern France and Northwest Europe ...
Devil's Brigade - History - Italy, 1943
... German positions in the Italian mountains one at Monte La Difensa and the other at Monte La Rometonea ... That is, the German Winter line positioned on La Difensa and Rometonea were the last entrenched line before the Gustav and an allied push through the mountains would enable them to ... The German artillery atop La Defensa were also using a new weapon - the Nebelwerfer ...

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