Monte Cassino July 7th 2011 Tuesday 21st June 2011
North today to Rome stopping on the way to pay our respects to the World War II fallen at Monte Cassino.
Our stop is at the Commonwealth War Graves cemetery on the western outskirts of Cassino and is the final resting place of the British, New Zealand, Canadian, Indian, Gurkha and South African casualties.
The Battle of Monte Cassino also known as the Battle for Ro ... read more
Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more