MONTE CASSINO WAR TOURS

ANNA MARIA PRIORA
annamaria.priora@gmail.com

PHONE  +39 328 1965 002

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at the Commonweath War Cemetery with Monte Cassino War Tours
at the Commonweath War Cemetery with Monte Cassino War Tours
General Freyberg's plan involved the 4th Indian Division attacking Cassino from the North, while the New Zealanders were to attack the town from the south. Because of German demolition of the floodbanks south of Cassino, only one New Zealand Battalion could cross the flooded Rapido in the southern attack. It fell to A and B Companies of the 28 Maori Battalion to attack on the town's well-defended railway station south of the town on 17th February 1944. After one of the costliest battles fought by the unit during the war, the men of 28 Maori Battalion seized positions in and around the railway station. But the engineers following behind them could not clear a path through the flooded terrain for reinforcements. Without support, the isolated Maori soldiers were forced to withdraw after a counter-attack by German infantry backed by tanks. Over 150 of the Battalion's men were killed, wounded, or captured in this failed attack.

 

Experience with us the terrible Maori fighting of Cassino !


WHAT TO EXPECT

The "Monte Cassino Battlefield tours for Kiwis" (about 3 Hours) includes:

1) pickup from your arrival at the railway station in Cassino every day at 10.00am or 02.00pm (Main Square, near the Green Kiosk)

2) about 3h30 guided tour of the American most meaningful sites of Cassino:

 

  • The Train station and the Plague dedicated to the Maori
  • the Round Building and Hummock hill
  • the X point
  • Captain Foltin's cave and the Continental Hotel
  • Hotel des Roses
  • the Panoramic point
  • The Germans' cave
  • Montecassino Abbey
  • The Commonwealth War Cemetery

3) return to the railway station in Cassino at 01.30pm or 05.30pm

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Minivan and ww2 tour guide

Lunch and dinner are not included but I can suggest...

 

WHEN AND WHERE

At the railway station in Cassino every day at 10.00am or 02.00pm (Main Square, near the Green Kiosk) 

 

PRICE PER PERSON

80 euros (lunch or dinner not included)

 

GUIDES/LOCAL EXPERTS 

I will held this tour.

 

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WW2 Monte Cassino Battlefield expert, researcher and tour guide

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