Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

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London Irish at Anzio

Anzio

On 22nd January 1944, Allied Forces, led by two American and British infantry divisions, landed at the coastal port area of Anzio-Nettuno. The plan had been that this outflanking sea landing would force German forces to withdraw from their strongly held defensive positions on the Gari and Garigliano rivers. In fact, this did not materialise…

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