Monte Cassino: The Soldiers' Story


In March 1944 the 1st and 4th Essex Battalion were enmeshed in one of the most bloody, dramatic Allied engagements of the war - brutal days of fighting for the key obstacle on the allied route to Rome. This is the story of the men who captured the mountain top and tells the story of the battle of Cassino through the eyes of the men who fought on both sides. (49m)