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David marked it as to-read Oct 05, 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.
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.
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Detailed and authoritative descriptions of the actions of the US Fifth Army in Italy in the fall vlturno World War 2, 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Army Center of Military History Producer. Volturno-Linie, Viktor-LinieItalian: 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.
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From the Volturno to the Winter Line, 6 October-15 November 1943
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The Volturno Line was the southernmost of these. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 that evening there remained no way to get tanks across the river to support the 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 Views Read Edit View history. Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet. Articles containing German-language text Articles containing Italian-language text Articles to be expanded voltunro July All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes Italy articles missing geocoordinate data All articles needing coordinates.
From the Volturno to the Winter Line, 6 October – 15 November 1943
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. Discusses the American and British troops crossing the Volturno River, and continuing the second phase of the Allied campaign in Italy.
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