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Monte Cassino Commemorative Cross

Object | Accession Number: 2000.226.2

Monte Cassino Commemorative Cross [Krzyż Pamiątkowy Monte Cassino] awarded to Marcus Rosenzweig, a soldier in the 2nd Polish Corps, British Army, for participation in the Battle of Monte Cassino, as well as Piedimonte and Passo Corno in Italy. This May 1944 victory was the fourth attempt by Allied forces since January 1944 to break through German defenses blocking the advance into Italy.

Date
1944 May  (commemoration)
Language
Polish
Classification
Military Insignia
Category
Medals
Object Type
Medals, Polish (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joan Ringelheim
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:04:48
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