Monte della Torraccia

One of the objectives of Operation Encore

Iola, Montese (Mo) | 44.22996 E - 10.94255 N |

In the first phase of Operation Encore, after bloody combat the Americans of the 10th Mountain Division, with air and artillery support, took the summit of Monte della Torraccia in the afternoon of 24 February 1945. Some remains of the fortifications of the second line of the German Gothic Line defensive system, of which Monte della Torraccia was one of the strategic heights, are still visible today.

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