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Gustav-Cassino Line, Nov 1943 – May 1944

Gustav-Cassino Line

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab The Gustav-Cassino Line was a German defensive position constructed in late 1943 across Italy.  From Gaeta, south of Rome, through Cassino, the Apennine Mountains and stretched onto the Sangro estuary on the eastern coast. It took

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Posted in Military History

The Incredible Case of Monsignor Scarano

Monsignor Scarano

by Gianluigi Nuzzi In March 2013, before the election of the new Pontiff, the prosecutors’ offices in Salerno and in Rome had begun an investigation into the financial activities of Monsignor Scarano, the chief accountant of the special section of

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Posted in Contemporary History

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