1943 Green Devils in the Hell of Cassino




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Published on Mar 20, 2008


1943-44, southern Italy. The Fallschirmjägers, named by the Allies during the operations in Italy "Green Devils", resisting the impossible from the ground and from the air, keep on taking their positions for months on the Gustav Line, in the hellish battle of Cassino. Then the Germans followed the orders and retreated on the Sigfrid Line, leaving the long battle for Cassino virtually without winners and losers...
Montage of Allied and German footage, including shots of the bombings of the Monte Cassino Abbey and the town of Cassino.
The bad quality of the film is counterbalanced by its rarity.

Calling "Fair Use" for the soundtrack (Demo Only) added in 2008 by ROMANO-ARCHIVES, performed by Giancarlo Erra http://www.giancarloerra.com/


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This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES' new website-"Unknown World War 2 in Color"-"WW2 Europe" section.

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