Irish Brigade

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

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Visits To The Battlefields

 The Irish Brigade website is delighted to provide overviews of some of the main Irish Brigade battlefields during the Second World War.

We shall also be adding detailed battlefield maps showing the positions and movements of the Irish Brigade – you can find these maps by clicking here.

Click below on the battlefield area that you would like to visit to find more information:


From Termoil to the Moro River: October 5th to December 5th 1943.


Liri Valley: March 21st to May 31st 1944.

The view toward Monte Cassino and Pt 593 from Monte Castellone

 Many thanks to the members of Associazione Linea Gustav for their continuing historical research and unceasing work to honour the memory of the men who served in the Liri Valley.


Monte Cassino, including the battlefield of Operation Diadem on 15-17 May 1944.

The view from Cassino war cemetery towards Monastery Hill

 


The Sanfatucchio Ridge and the Lake Trasimene area, 21-25 June 1944.

The view towards Lake Trasimene from Panicale


 

 

The ‘O’ Group of the 2nd Battalion London Irish Rifles, near the Cassino to Pignatoro road, on the afternoon of 15th May 1944 as described to the artist David Rowlands by Lt-Col Horsfall.

To obtain prints of this painting, visit the website of the artist:   www.davidrowlands.co.uk


An excellent website has been created by the friends of Orvieto War Cemetery and can be visited using the following link: http://orvietowarcemetery.weebly.com/



 

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