8th Army Battle Forward In Snow

... heavy barrage. Further south, a ding-dong battle has been going on for three days for the south-eastern slopes of 3000-feet Monte Camino. The Germans are disputing every inch of the ground. SAVAGE COUNTER-ATTACKS. British Fifth Army troops which seized these ...

Published: Sunday 14 November 1943
Newspaper: Sunday Post
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 405 | Page: 16 | Tags: none

MUD BOGS DOWN ALLIES

... more ground was gained in spite very heavy German artillery Are. There was a fair amount of enemy movement in the area of Monte Camino, south-west of Mignano. which was heavily shelled bv Allied artillery. The left flank of the Eighth Army has captured Alfedena ...

Published: Tuesday 23 November 1943
Newspaper: Gloucester Citizen
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 318 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

The London Letter

... Front reporter has just described for Germans at home what he called the failure of the third British attempt to capture Monte Camino. This, he said, had been carried out by the Grenadier Guards and, when they had been wiped out, the Royal Scots and ...

Published: Wednesday 01 December 1943
Newspaper: Aberdeen Press and Journal
County: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 677 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

FIGHTING THROUGH ITALY

... hills and the high-pitched towns lying further apart. This main fighting has taken place on the south-eastern slopes of the Monte Camino, 3,000 ft. in height. The main position lay about 27 miles south of Mignano. There tho Gormans had dug themselves in were ...

Published: Saturday 04 December 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 935 | Page: 16, 17 | Tags: Illustrations 

North cf Mignano

... the mountainous area to the north of Monte Camino. Both British and American troops are engaged tn this attack, which, hammering both flanks of the German defences blocking access to the Capua-Rome highway. Monte Camino stands like sentinel at the entrance ...

Published: Saturday 04 December 1943
Newspaper: Yorkshire Evening Post
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 161 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

THE JUNGLE

... cables David Brown. Reuter's Special Correspondent. Short advances have b ...

Published: Saturday 04 December 1943
Newspaper: Shields Daily News
County: Northumberland, England
Type: Article | Words: 1384 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

MOUNTAIN RIDGES STORMED EN DARKNESS

... tttKlSIUFHfcK BUCKLEY , Correspo Moxie Camixo Sector . Fifth Army Froxt , Friday Xight ( delayed . )—Pushing up ihe slopes of Monte Camino in the darkness of sn overcast sky , British troops of the Fifth Army last night and in the early hours of tr . is morning ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: The Scotsman
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 908 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

River Line Sib TAKE HEIGHTS

... and ® y fighting is taking place Violent fighting is also being waged 116 Fifth Army front in the area of Maggiore and Monte Camino. Army have captured three more heights before the Central Italy of Mignano. With this latest success, achieved yesterday ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: Liverpool Evening Express
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1151 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

5th ARMY TAKES THREE MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS

... overlooking the Liri valley, addition ti the heights of Mount Maggiore itself. Fierce fighting for hill masges on Maggiore and Monte Camino continues. Captured peaks are being mopped up. The Germans are fighting stubbornly in rocky burrows at isolated resistance ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1081 | Page: 1, 4 | Tags: none

BATTLE FOR KEY TO ROME Army Climbs Mule Track In Rain Torrents

... They tried to sleep rolled blankets or greatcoats in tone shallow -groove scraped in the rocky But most of the fighting Monte Camino has been done night and no one could sleep within a couple of miles then great artillery barrages. It has been question ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: Daily Herald
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1944 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

EIGHTH ON NEW RIVER LINE

... overlooking the Liri Valley, in addition to the heights of Mount Maggtore itself Fierce fighting for mil masses Maggiore and Monte Camino continues. The c apt ft red peaks are being mopped up. The Germans are fighting stubbornly in rock; burrows at isolated ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail
County: Durham, England
Type: Article | Words: 409 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

IVfIORE progress by the sth and Bth Armies to-day’s communique from General E have reached the River Moro line ..

... the Liri Valley, in addition to the heights of Mount Maggiore itself! Fierce fighting for hill masses on Maggiore and Monte Camino continues. The captured peaks are being mopped up. The Germans are fighting stubbornly In rocky burrows at resistance ...

Published: Monday 06 December 1943
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 495 | Page: 1 | Tags: none