Irish Brigade

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

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The Faughs at Monte Spaduro

Lt Col Horsfall On the evening of 19th/20th October 1944, two companies of the 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (1 RIrF) were ordered to attack Monte Spaduro just to the north of Castel del Rio in the northern Apennines. It was during a period when the Irish Brigade were under command of the 5th Army and…

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