Irish Brigade

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

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Remembering the heroes of the Gari River

The attack on the Gustav Line commenced at 11pm on 11th May 1944 with a massive artillery barrage along 20 miles of the defensive line from Monte Cassino to the coast. In the Liri Valley, the initial assaults across the Gari river were led by the British 4th Infantry Division to the south of Cassino…

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