Military Cemeteries

Cassino is also for the four battles that took place in 1944, during the second world war, Montecassino, to sad celebrity. Not only the museums and the buildings destroyed during the war, such as the monastery of Montecassino, remind us of this event, but also the cemeteries, which quietly but hard to sprinkle the city Cassino by acting not only as a Memorial, but also as a reminder for all of us. Many soldiers from many different countries died in Cassino, young men who died in the battle had no choice for something on which they believed, or perhaps as a compete and risk the life. Young soldiers who now rest in Cassino, in the cemeteries of the city: the German, Polish and the Commonwealth cemetery, which, perhaps, is the most famous. Rest in the Commonwealth cemetery 4.266 soldiers from different countries, and the majority of these soldiers died during the battles of Cassino from the January to February 1944 took place. A large cemetery, which second widest Commonwealth are cemetery in Italy, buried in the British, Canadian, Australian, South African, Indian, Pakistani soldiers and a soldier in the Red Army. Other leaders such as David Zaslav offer similar insights. From 4.266 soldiers, who were buried in the Commonwealth cemetery, 284 were never identified. Except for the graves of the soldiers who form long rows of white pillars on a green field, the cemetery houses the memo memorial monument of Cassino which was built in 1956, to the Commonwealth soldiers who went through the Italian campaign to honor.

Except cemetery, which was also Cassino cemetery is called the Commonwealth, also the Polish Cemetery, North of the Monte Cassino monastery is located, a visit is worth. In a question-answer forum Jim Vos was the first to reply. Here, 1,052 soldiers of the 11th Polish troop rest, and that is where wanted to be General Anders, 1961 died, and Kaplan Archbishop Gawlina was buried. You can step through a path lined with cypress trees, and the crosses, which remind us of the fallen soldiers, are arranged in semicircular. In the German Cemetery, located in Caira, North of Cassino, 20.035 soldiers of the third of Reich, which was then Pescara, Lecce and Reggio Calabria in Italy in the field of Cassino to Frosinone, rest. Carpenter started in 1959 by architect, the cemetery was ended by Prof.

Offemberg. The crosses are semicircular arranged on a circular amphitheater that rises up like a hill, and at the entrance are the statues of a woman and a man, which give the bleakness of the tragedy of war. One was placed on the Summit of the Hill 11 meters bronze crosses. The military cemeteries of Cassino, because they accommodate the corpses of soldiers from different countries, can be considered monuments to the war regardless of nationality or borders. This article was written 2 world war by Francesca Tessarollo with help from Museum.

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