French women and children who were unable to return home from Italy when war was declared, placing flowers on the grave of an unknown British soldier. They did this each day. Outskirts of Monte Cassino, Italy, 19th May 1944. Pin by Paolo Marzioli
A New Zealand sniper positions himself amongst the ruins and takes aim with his rifle during the Battle of Monte Cassino. The Battle of Monte Cassino was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies.