Index: Part 1 – General

Ranks and Decorations of Individuals are as known at the date of compilation of this volume

–A–

Abeto: 603

“Aboukir”: objective in Hitler Line, 419-20

Abruzzi: 267, 275, 302-3

“Achse”, Operation: 216-17, 265

Acireale: 116, 146, 169

Acquafondata: 393

Adam, Brigadier J. S., OBE, ED: 690

Adams, Lt-Col. F. D., DSO, ED: 225n, 236, 434, 439, 520

Adams Force: 434, 439

Adige River: 582, 595-6, 674, 676-7

Adolf Hitler Line:

construction of, 395-7

operations against, 404, 408-9, 416, 417-20, 434

other refs 427, 435, 437, 442, 446, 452, 460, 462n, 468, 479, 491, 494-5, 500n, 545, illustration 416

Adrano (Aderno): 95, 101-2, 118-20, 139-40, 146-7, 151-4

capture of, 157-61, 164-5, 170

Afragola: 353

Africa: 4, 6, 21, 34, 39, 58, 186, 194, 266, 276, 348, 491, 562

Agira:

1st Division directed on, 101-2

capture of, 120-2, 124-5, 127-35

other refs 51, 116, 118n, 137, 145, 147, 149, 154, 156-8, 386, illustration 112

Agnone: 280, 286

Agri River: 226, 228-9

Agrigento: 86, 94, 114

Air bombardment:

Sicily, 47-8, 64, 76-7, 79, 90, 110-11, 119, 131, 152

Southern Italy, 200-2, 219, 228, 448

Rome, 136

pursuit north of Rome, 458-9

Gothic Line, 499-500, 513

Rimini Line, 536, 546, 552, 560

Po bridges, 464, 499

final offensive, 676

enemy air raids, 72, 75n, 166, 218-19, 238, 352, 456, 508

other refs 214, 389n, 585, 597

Airborne operations:

Sicily, 16-17, 19, 62, 64, 75-6

proposed in Rome area, 214-16

Salerno, 219

Southern France, 667

Air cover:

Sicily, 47, 64, 77

Southern Italy, 218, 253;

Anzio, 455n

Aircraft:

Allied strengths, 64

Allied losses, 119

enemy strengths, 53-4

enemy losses, 48, 77, 119, 200-1

Airfields. See by name, and Sketch 1

Air forces, Allied:

Sicily, 47-8, 53, 64, 77, 119, 140, 170

Italy, 200, 400, 404

see also Part II, Air Forces

Air reconnaissance:

Allied, 56, 112, 524

enemy, 78, 202, 391, 511

air photographs, 192, 201, 371, 414, 513, 530

Air support: Operation HUSKY, 12, 64, 76-7

in Sicily, 111, 119, 140, 175

in Italy, 219, 323-4, 444, 547, 578, 597, 611-15, 626, 631

Akehurst, Lt-Col. J. F. R., DSO: 455, 457, 669

Alanbrooke, Field-Marshal The Viscount, KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO:

planning for HUSKY, 3, 24, 26, 29

Operation “Timberwolf”, 341-2

other refs 183, 358n, 451, 657, 659, 672, illustration 304

Alatri: 438, 442, 445, 447, 465

Alban Hills: 274, 374, 437n, 447, 449, 457

Albania: 55, 266, 560

Albano, Lake: 667

“Albert-Frieda” Line: 461, 463, 496

see also Trasimene Line

Albereto: 612, 614

Alberona: 236

“Aldershot Officers’ Club”: 250

Alexander of Tunis, Field-Marshal The Rt. Hon. Earl, KG, GCB, GCMG, CSI DSO, MC:

C: in-C. Middle East Forces, 4

appointed Deputy Supreme. Commander, Mediterranean, 7

planning for “Husky 9, 15-19

Tunisian operations, 14, 46n

operations in Sicily, 85-8, 94, 102, 113-14, 118, 139, 172, 177, 180, 183

McNaughton’s visit to Sicily, 178

invasion of Italy, 184-5, 187, 223-5, 241

Italian Armistice, 214-15

operations to capture Rome, 270-4, 366, 372, 374, 389-91, 397, 399-401, 404, 411-12, 442, 447

“Timberwolf”, 344, 364

and 1st Canadian Corps, 451, 479-80

operations north of Rome, 458, 462

ANVIL, 463-4, 487

Gothic Line, 482, 488, 490, 492, 496, 498, 524, 531-2, 534, 598-9

The Romagna, 565-6, 570, 595-6, 602

end of 1944 campaign, 611, 623, 641, 643

becomes Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean, 632

GOLDFLAKE, 658-60, 666, 672

assesses Italian campaign, 678-82

other refs 26, 38, 61, 338, 350, 491, 507, 548, 560-2, 641n, 671, illustration 304

Alexandria: 46, 360

Alfedena: 276-8, 284, 374

Alfonsine: 640, 644, 647, 650, 652

Algeria: 5, 38

Algiers:

AFHQ at, 9, 74, 113, 183, 350, 357-8

planning of HUSKY, 18, 30, 34

and convoys for HUSKY, 40, 45-6

Crerar at, 349, 351

Canadian liaison at, 350

other refs 27, 31, 329, 360

Allan, Lt-Col. J. C., DSO, MBE, CD: 419, 422-3

Allard, Brigadier J. V., CBE, DSO, ED: 336, 411, 542n, 554-5, 616, 626

Allfrey, Lt-Gen. Sir Charles W., KBE, CB, DSO, MC: 223, 291, 338, 375

Allied Commission: 661n

Allied Control Commission: 661n

Allied High Command: 621

Allied Land Forces South East Asia: 575

Allied Military Government: 661n

Alps: 190, 197, 265, 270, 453, 463, 570, 595, 670, 674, 677

Altamura: 224-5, 355, 357, 362, 364

Alvignano: 478

Ambrosio, Gen. Vittorio: 196-7

Ammunition: 286, 315, 317, 640

shortage of, 119, 269, 338, 382, 605, 641, 653

other refs 215, 230, 320, 477, 535n, 621

see also Supply and Maintenance

Amphibious equipment: 271, 607, 645, 677

see also various types by name

Amphibious training. See Training, Combined Operations

Amy, Lt-Col. E. A. C., DSO, OBE, MC: 301

Anagni: 438, 448-50, 452

Ancona:

captured by 2nd Polish Corps, 461-3, 471, 473

other refs 234, 266, 276, 488, 490, 493, 497, 656, 665

Anders, Lt-Gen. W. A., CB: 493, 502, 506-7, 518, 575

Anderson, Gen. Sir Kenneth, KCB, MC: 5

Andrew, Lt-Col. M. W., DSO, ED: 637

Andria: 354

Anfa Camp: 4, 9, 29, 180

Angle, Brigadier H. H., DSO, ED: 620, 649, 691

Annan: 33

Anti-aircraft defence, enemy: 47, 53, 117, 172, 201

Anti-tank guns:

types, 32, 360, 592

in support of infantry, 109, 327, 433, 630

enemy, 124, 326, 405, 420

Hitler Line, 396, 410-11, 419-20

Gothic Line, 496-7, 517

other refs illustration 416

see also Part II, Units, Artillery, Anti-Tank

Antwerp: 664

ANVIL, Operation: 387-8, 462-4, 667-9

effects on Italian campaign, 465, 477, 491, 493

renamed DRAGOON, 667

Anzi: 226

Anzio:

Allied planning and landing, 274, 365, 373-5, 389, 391

German defence, 379, 381, 388-90, 397-8, 429n, 437

Canadians operate transit camp, 362-3

Allied breakout from beachhead, 399, 412, 425

First Special Service Force, 455-6, 671

other refs 395, 456n, 512, 632

Apennines:

German defence lines based on, 266-7, 394, 459, 461, 496, 672

barrier to Allied advance, 487, 491, 494, 598

Allied plans for crossing, 464-5, 482, 497-8, 561, 674, 680

other refs 196, 225, 231n, 235, 275-6, 328, 384, 389, 398, 442, 453, 566, 602, 661, 663, 677, illustrations 400, 656

Aphis, HMS: 524n

“Apple Blossom”: objective on Tollo road, 376-7

Apulia: 193, 196, 222, 224, 231, 267

see also Puglia

Apulian Aqueduct: 231

Aquila: 460

Aquinas, Thomas: 435

Aquino: 395-6, 404, 410-12, 416n, 417-21, 423n, 425, 428, 435n, 452, 465

airfield, 410-11

Arbuthnott, Maj.-Gen. R. K., CB, CBE, DSO, MC: 604

Arce: 438, 442

Arco d’Augusto: 560

Ardennes: 641

Arezzo: 198, 230, 266n, 462, 466, 470-3, 487, 496, 656

Arezzo Line, 471, 475

Argenta: 566, 574, 644, 675;

Argenta Gap, 644, 674-6

Argentina, transport: 353

Arielli: 321, 338, 379

Arielli River, 289, 291, 323, 336, 364, 366-8, 370-1, 376-8, 380, 382

Ark bridge. See Bridges

Armistice:

Italian, 188, 213-16

German, 678

Armour:

Sicily, 109, 160-1

Southern Italy, 253-5

Liri Valley, 429-36, 444-5

Gothic Line, 517

Rimini Line, 528-9

The Romagna, 583-4, 609-10, 651

cooperation with infantry, 318, 406, 520-2, 563-4, 578, 600, 630-1, 648-51

lack of, 124, 236, 260, 378-9, 423, 467, 550-1

training, 28, 33, 465, 479

limited role, 342, 344

other refs 451, 480-1, 490

see also Tanks and Part II, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps and Units, Armoured

Armoured personnel carriers: 645-6

Army Group Commanders’ Reserve: 678

Army Show: 608

Army Troops: 346-7, 664

Arnara: 438, 443-4

Arnhem: 663

Arnim, Col.-Gen. Jürgen von: 5

Arno River: 459, 462, 471-3, 475-8, 484-6, 531, 597, 599, 605, 663

Arnold, General of the Army H. H., Hon. GCB: 272n

Arsoli: 465

Artena: 456-7

Artificial moonlight: 548-9, 552, 648

Artillery:

deception, 624-5

flexibility, 378-9, 423-4

infantry control of, 143, 479, 555

massing, 401, 418, 500, 532

other refs 443, 449, 530

see also Anti-Aircraft Defence

Anti-Tank Guns

Coast Defence

Part II-A, Royal Canadian Artillery

Part II-B, Royal Artillery

Arzilla River: 493n, 504-5, 507-8, 510

Ascania, HMS: 40

Aspromonte: 190-1, 193-4, 205-7, 210

Assoro: 51, 101-7, 110-13, 120-2, 125

Ateleta: 278, 280-2

Atella: 231

Ateo: 610

Ath: 663

Athabaskan, HMCS: 345n

Atkinson, Lt G. E., MC: 142

Atlantic Ocean: 45, 47, 351, 352, 670

Attlee, Rt. Hon. Earl, P.C., OM, CH: 8, 74, 341, 388

Auchinleck, Field-Marshal Sir Claude J. E., GCB, GCIE, CSI, DSO, OBE: 4n

Augusta: 12n, 14, 18, 20, 82, 85, 87, 198-9, 353

Augusta, USS: 669

Auletta: 229

Aurunci Mtns.: 267, 394-6, 399, 406, 410, 417

Ausa River: 533, 541, 543, 545-6, 548-9, 551-4, 559-61

Ansonia: 406

Ausoni Mtns.: 394

Australia: 21

Austria: 463-4, 658-9, 677

“Autumn Fog”, Operation: 570

Auxiliary Services: 176, 250, 383, 559n, 608, 662

AVALANCHE, Operation:

planning, 186-7, 189

execution, 217-8, 220, 222

other refs 200, 228, 345n

Avellino: 219, 224, 351, 353n, 661-4, 671

Avezzano: 259, 273-6, 394, 397n, 404, 438, 442

Avola: 14, 16-17, 62, 75, 77, 87

Ayrshire: 32, 39, 41-2

–B–

Baade, Lt-Gen. Ernst Gunther: 117, 172, 290, 310, 414-16, 417, 430, 591

Badia: 466

Badoglio, Marshal Pietro:

capitulation of Italy, 188, 197, 213-16

other refs 136, 270-1

Bagaladi: 207

Bagnacavallo: 611, 613, 615-17, 619, 625-9, 631-3, 635-40, 646

Bagnara: 190, 194, 206-7, 210

Bagnolo: 593, 596

Bailey bridge. See Bridges

Baldona, Rio: 578

Balkans:

Axis troops diverted to, 6, 62, 175, 194, 678

Germans fear invasion, 188, 264-7

Allied plans against, 270, 680

other refs 213, 216, 438

Ballard, Capt. N. A., DSO: 409

Banton, Maj. D. W.: 261

Baranello: 249, 256-7, 259, 261

Barbara Line: 274-5

Barcellona: 171

Bari: 193, 222n, 225, 229-30, 232-3, 287, 349-50, 355, 359, 363, 383

“Bark East”: 63, 77

“Bark South”: 63

“Bark West”: 63, 65-7, 77, 79, 84

Barletta: 231-2, 354

Barnstaple: 30

Baroni, Rear Admiral Pietro: 47n

Baronissi: 392n

Baselice: 240

Basento River: 226-7, 229

illustration 240

Bastia: 675

Batory, transport: 40

Battipaglia: 217-19, 228

Battle experience: 21, 25, 341, 343, 371, 657

Battle groups, enemy. See Part II-C

BAYTOWN, Operation: 186, 198-206

planning, 189-92

illustration 208

Beament, Brigadier A. W., CBE, VD, CD: 31, 34, 349-50, 358, 692

Beatty, USS: 352

“Beaver Club”:

Campobasso, 250

Ortona, 383

Becket, Lt-Col. R. W.: 669

Beevor, Capt. Sir Thomas: 30

Belfort Gap: 679

Belgium: 645, 662, 664-5

Bell-Irving, Brigadier H. P., DSO, OBE: 131-2, 157, 509, 521, 550, 556, 579, 646

Belpasso: 167

Belvedere (Calabria): 223

Belvedere (San Martino): 541, 544, 549-50

“Benedictine” Crossroads: 430-1

Benevento: 239, 241, 245-6

Bennett, Rt. Hon. The Viscount, P.C.: 21

Bernatchez, Maj.-Gen. J. P. E., CBE, DSO, CD: 96, 138, 165, 243, 311-14

commands 3rd Brigade, 384, 408, 411-12, 421, 512, 514, 607, 613-16, 625-6

injured, 538

other refs 691

Bernhard Line: 267-9, 274-5, 277, 280, 284, 290, 453

Besanigo: 528-9, 533

Besanigo River, 533-4

Bevano River: 591-4, 609

Biancavilla: 158, 164

Bibbiena: 462

Bidente River: 590

Biferno River: 248-64, 277-9, 384, 386, 537, illustration 256

Biscari: 12, 18, 20, 85, 87n

Bizerta: 46

Blankney, HMS: 79-80

“Boforce”: 225-8

Bofors guns: 360

Bogert, Brigadier M. P., CBE, DSO, CD:

commands “Boforce”, 225-7

commands 3rd Brigade, 538-9, 551

commands 2nd Brigade, 579, 585-6, 588-90, 632, 635, 638-9, 646

other refs 96, 141, 143, 211, 281, 283, 285, 307, 691

Böhlke, Lt-Gen. Hellmuth: 604

Boiano: 257-8, 260, 263, 277, 279

Boldrini, Lt Arrigo: 621-2

Bologna:

Axis conference, 188, 197-8

plans for capture of, 492, 494, 498, 565-7

operations against, 582, 591, 596, 598, 602, 604-5, 611, 623, 633, 640-1, 643, 649, 653, 672

see also 464, 488, 526, 536, 560, 562, 571, 592, 597, 599, 674, 676

Bolsena, Lake: 460, 462

Boncellino: 633-4

Bone: 360

Bonefro: 247

Bonifacio, Strait of: 665

Bonin, Col. Bogislaw von, GSC: 58, 115, 169, 174

Booth, Brigadier E. L., DSO, ED: 82n, 152, 160-1, 255

“Booth Force”: 160-1

Bordeaux: 460

Borgo di Ronta: 583, 588-90

Borgo di Villanova: 624, 626

Borgo Lucrezia: 501-2, 505

Borgo San Lorenzo: 598-600, 655-6, 661

Borgo Santa Maria: 513-14, 517, 519

Borone, Admiral. See Baroni

Bouzarea: 9, 14-16

Bova: 201

Bovalino Marina: 190, 210

“Bovey” Crossroads: 555-7

Boxer, HMS: 40

Bradbrooke, Brigadier G. R., MC: 350, 354, 692

Bradley, General of the Army Omar N., Hon. KCB: 114-15

Brady, Lt-Col. A. L., DSO, CD: 609

Bray, Pte. J. A., DCM: 634n

Breadner, Air Chief Marshal L. S., CB, DSC: 188n

Brecon, HMS: 79

Brenner Pass: 137, 677

Brescia: 464

Bridges, bridging:

classification of, 485

Bailey, 286, 297n, 402, 441, 592-3, 601, 605

Plymouth, 402-3, 607

Brown, 607

Olafson, 607, 617, 625

bridge-laying tanks, 443, 552, 590

Tiber bridges, 450, 457

Po bridges, 464, 499, 676

other refs 107-9, 253, 290, 405, 462, 485, 516, 534, 573, 569, 585, 593, 616-17, 630, 637, 640

Brienza: 228

“Brimstone”, Operation: 24, 61, 185

Brindisi: 10, 216, 230, 271, 363

Brissenden, HMS: 79

Brisson, Pte. M., DCM: 97n

British Joint Staff Mission (Washington): 341n

Broadhurst, Air Marshal Sir Harry, KBE, CB, DSO, DFC, AFC: 111

Brolo: 171

Bronte: 118-19, 158, 164, 169-70

Brooke, Sir Alan. See Alanbrooke

Brown, Capt. B. S., MBE: 607

Brownfield, Maj.-Gen. H. O. N., CBE, MC, CD: 690

Broz, Josip: 217, see also Tito, Marshal

Bruiser, HMS: 40

Brussels: 663

Bruzzano: 210

Buchanan, Maj. N. B., MC: 242

Buchanan, Lt-Col. W. H., ED: 568-9

Budrio: 611

Budriolo River: 549-52

Buffaloes. See Landing Vehicles Tracked

Bulgaria (Village): 577-9

Bulow, Major. See Boldrini, Lt

Burgio: 72, 80

Burma: 606

Burns, Maj.-Gen. E. L. M., DSO, OBE, MC, CD:

commands 5th Canadian Armd. Div., 379

commands 1st Canadian Corps, 384

battle for Rome, Chap XIII, XIV passim

reorganization of 5th Armd. Div., 479-80

Gothic Line, Chap. XVI passim

Rimini Line, Chap. XVII passim

The Romagna, Chap. XVIII passim

reduced battalions proposed, 574

relinquishes appointment, 606

other refs 393, 465, 481, 506, 561, 690-1, illustration 368

Burns, Maj. F. H.: 283

Busso: 249, 256-7

BUTTRESS, Operation: 185-7, 189

–C–

Cabinet, Canadian. See Government, Canadian War Committee of the Cabinet

Cabinet War Committee. See War Committee of the Cabinet

“Caesar” Line: 397, 437-8, 442, 447, 449, 495

Cagliari: 54, 351n

Cairo: 8, 18, 27-32, 34, 360, 387

Cairo Conference: 271, 274

Calabria: 87, 117, 184-90, 192-3, 201, 211, 218, 234, 392

Calder, Lt-Col. J. A., ED:

Gothic Line, 501, 510

Rimini Line, 529, 544

The Romagna, 578-9, 616-17, 619

other refs 691

Calore River: 246

Caltagirone: 51, 55, 57, 60, 77-8, 85-8, 90-3

Caltanissetta: 60, 86, 88, 91, 115

Camastra River: 226. Cambrai: 662

Camerino: 497, 661

Cameron, Brigadier D. C., DSO, ED: 408-9, 424, 553, 578, 630

Cameronia, transport: 166

Camouflage: 392-3, 396

Campbell, Brigadier Colin A., DSO, OBE: 497

Campbell, Sgt. R. C., MM: 255n

Campi di Reggio: 207-8

Campobasso: Chap. IX passim, 275, 277-9, 283, 285-8, 349, 658, illustration 256

Campobello di Licata: 85n

Campochiaro: 257, illustration 256

Campofelice: 114

Campomarino: 253

Campo Vincenzo: 420

Canada:

public opinion in, 20-6

learns of HUSKY, 73-5

equipment produced in, 361

mail from, 383

leave to, 608

other refs 177-8, 208, 343, 346, 455, 481, 563, 657, 666, 680-1

Canada Club: 478

Canadian Active Service Force: 27

Canadian Army Overseas: employment of, 21-6, 658-60

see also Part II-A, Army, First Canadian

Canadian Joint Staff Mission (UK): 659

Canadian Joint Staff (Washington): 181n

Canadian Legion: 250

Canadian Military Headquarters (CMHQ): 1, 37, 73, 345, 358, 479-80, 659-60

Canale di Bonifica (Destra del Reno): 647, 649-51

Canale Maestro della Chiana: 471-2

Canale Naviglio: 624, 626-34, 639-40, 644-6

Canale Viserba: 567

Canaris, Admiral Wilhelm: 53n, 373n

Canary Islands: 24n

Cannes: 667, 669

Canosa: 232

Cantalupo: 250, 260, 263

Capannole: 473

Cape Bon: 10, 45

Cape of Good Hope: 7

Cape Orlando: 171

Cape Passero: 51

Cape Scaramia: 20

Cape Spartivento: 190, 200, 210

Capo dell’Armi: 200

Capracotta: 280-2

Capua: 386-393

Carcaci: 158, 160-1, 165

Carlantino: 240

Caron, Brigadier F. L., DSO, ED: 655

Carovilli: 277-80, 287, illustration 272

Carpinone: 277-9, 287

Carraia: 466

Carthage: 111, 185-7

Cartoceto: 506

Casa Argelli: 638

Casa Berardi: 306-10, 312-15, 318, 321, 334, 587n

Casa Bettini: 612, 614

Casablanca: 4, 10, 351n;

Casablanca Conference, 4, 9, 86, 175, 185, 361, 387

Casa Brioli: 549, 551-2

Casa Cantoniera: 123, 126

Casa della Congregatione: 637-8

Casaglia Pass: 598, 600

Casal Borsetti: 651

Casalciprano: 261

Casale: 568, 569

Casamaggiore: 468-70

Casa Monticelli: 538

Casa Peli: 638-9

Casa Spinello: 604

Case Gentili: 588-9

Case Monaldini: 538

Case Ranciano: 466-7

Caserta: 251, 350, 353, 388-9, 392-3, 399, 661, 677

Cassano: 223, 225, 228

Cassibile: 62, 75, 139, 166, 178, 214-15

Cassino:

First Battle for, 365, 379, 381, 385, 389

Second Battle for, 390-1, 398-402, 404-7, 410

other refs 274, 398, 448, 455, 468, 487n, 503, 507, 563, 571, 671

Castel del Giudice: 280-1

Castel del Rio: 604, 655

Castel di Sangro: 276-8, 280-2

Castelfiorentino: 476

Castelfranco: 240

Castelfrentano: 372, 380, illustration 400

Castellaccio: 584

Castellammare: 114

Castellano, Brig.-Gen. Giuseppe: 188, 213-15

Castellina in Chianti: 482

Castello di Lagopesole: 231

Castel Maggiore: 567

Castelnuovo della Daunia: 237-8, 240, 384

Castelpagano: 246

Castelvetrano: 12

Castiglione del Lago: 468-9

Castiglione di Cervia: 594

Castiglione (Upper Sangro): 280, 286

Castrocielo: 435-6

Castropignano: 256-7, 261-2, 277-9

Castrovillari: 189, 195, 201, 223-4

Casualties: Allied, 174, 537, 562, 679

Canadian, 46, 168, 174-5, 333, 452, 562, 570, 596, 640, 681

German, 173-4, 333, 459, 563, 679

Italian, 174n

Catania:

plans for capture: 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 63, 85, 87-8

German defence of, 53, 60, 91, 115-16, 118

capture of, 92, 94-5, 139, 164

Seaforth Highlanders’ reunion, 177

embarkation point for BAYTOWN, 199, 202

Catania plain, 10, 51, 158, 165-6, 198

Gulf of, 92

other refs 11, 101-2, 113, 119, 127, 170, 353, 359, 383n

Catania-Gerbini Airfields: 12, 20

Catanzaro: 190-1, 193, 195, 201, 220-3, 225, 230

Catenanuova: 91, 118-19, 137, 139-43, 148-9, 151-2, 158

Cattolica: 494, 496, 499, 507, 512n, 519-20, 522-3, 577, 607, 661

Ceccano: 438, 441-2, 444

Cecina: 374

Cefalu: 117-18

Celenza Val Fortore: 240

Celle: 559

Cemetery Hill (Agira): 132-3

Censors, censorship: 23, 666

Centuripe: 101, 139-41, 143-4, 146, 148, 153-4, 158, 160

Ceprano: 394, 412, 425, 427-8, 438-42, 446, 448

Ceprano Station, 439-40

Cerasolo: 542-3, 545

Cercemaggiore: 246-7

Cercepiccola: 246, 249

Ceriano: 546, 561

Cerreto Alto: 456

Certaldo: 476

Cervaro: 455

Cervia: 583-4, 607-8, 621-2, 661

Cesaro: 152, 164, 171

Cesena:

operations against, 575, 579-80, 582-3

Allied advance from, 590-3

railhead at, 621n, other refs 512, 571, 577, 585, 589, 601, 608-10, illustration 624

Cesenatico: 579, 584, 607, illustration 624

Chamberlain, Maj. R. S., MC: 368, 370

Chateau Frontenac, Quebec: 341

“Chateau Laurier, The” (Rome): 664

“Chesterfield”, Operation: 411-25, see also “Punch”, Operation

Chianti Mtns.: 473-5, 477

Chiaramonte Gulfi: 87n, 90

Chief of the General Staff (Canada): 24, 73, 343, 480

Chief of the General Staff (Italy): 59, 188

Chief of the Imperial General Staff:

and Canadian participation, 3, 24, 26

and 1st Canadian Corps, 341-2

other refs 61, 178, 479, illustration 304

Chiefs of Staff Committee, British:

employment of Canadians in Sicily, 24-5

in Italy, 341-2, 344

other refs 74, 181, 388, 659

see also Casablanca Conference

Chiefs of Staff Committee, Canadian: 188

Chiefs of Staff, US See Joint Chiefs of Staff

Chieti: 276, 288

Chirieleison, Maj.-Gen. Domenico: 56, 91

Chiusi: 466-7

Lake Chiusi, 466, 468

Christian, Brigadier J. D., CBE: 441

“Chuckle”, Operation: 611-13

Churchill, Rt. Hon. Sir Winston, L. S., KG, PC, OM, CH, FRS:

at Casablanca Conference, 4, 6-8

on Canadian participation in Mediterranean, 20, 22, 24-6, 341-3, 658-9

proclamation with Roosevelt on HUSKY, 73-4

at “Trident” discussions, 181-3

at “Quadrant” Conference, 188-9

Italian capitulation, 214

at Cairo Conference, 271

supports Anzio operation, 388

opposes ANVIL, 464n

visits 1st Canadian Corps, 506-7

requests more US Forces for Italy, 595n

watches DRAGOON, 667

opposes advance into Northern Italy, 680

other refs 46n, 187, 234, 272, 363n, 387, 657-60, 666

“Churchill” tanks. See Tanks

Ciampino Airfield: 136

“Cider” Crossroads: 304-7, 309-10, 315-16, 320, 323, 333

“Cinema, The”: 383

Cinquefrondi: 207

Cinti, Gen. Agostino: 55, 57

Circassia, HMS: 40

Cisterna: 437, 456-7

Citerna: 482n

Cittanova: 193, 207, 209-11, 221

City of Venice, transport: 45

Civil Affairs: 80, 90, 281, 286, 485, 661n

Civitanova: 278-9, 286

Civitavecchia: 274, 373, 390-2, 398, 458

Civitella: 472-3

Clark, Gen. Mark W., Hon. KBE:

commands Fifth US Army, 185

AVALANCHE, 186, 217-18, 223, 229

battle for Rome, 399, 437n, 442, 447, 449-50

advances to the Arno, 462, 485

operations against Bologna, 498, 511, 531, 561, 595-6, 598, 600, 602, 605

commands Allied Armies in Italy, 632-3

final offensive in Northern Italy, 672, 674

other refs 214, 241, 274-5, 411, 453, 457, 602, 641, 651

Clark, Col. R. C., DSO, CD: 439, 572, 626

Clark, Lt-Col. R. P., DSO, ED: 557

Clarke, Brigadier L. G., OBE, CD: 692

Clarkson, Lt-Col. J. M. E., MC, CD: 336n

Clothing and accoutrements: 36, 207-8, 286, 361, 664

Clusium. See Chiusi

Clyde River: 40-3, 3 5 1

Coast defence: Sicily, 55-6, 66, 71, 76

Strait of Messina, 10, 117, 172, 192-3, 200, 202

Northern Italy, 512, 524

Cole, Maj. R., DSO, CD: 637-8

Coleman, Brigadier R. C., DSO, MC: 109, 419-20

Collarmele: 274

Colle d’Alessandro: 406n

Colle d’Anchise: 258-61, 263, 320

Colledimezzo: 380n

Colleferro: 457, 499

Colletorto: 240, 242, 247

Collingwood, Gen. See George VI, HM King

Collins, Sgt. J. W., MM: 255n

Combined Chiefs of Staff:

plans for HUSKY, 6, 7, 9

invasion of Italy, 186

relative claims of OVERLORD and ANVIL, 387-8, 463-4

employment of First Special Service Force, 453, 461

other refs 74, 183, 271, 274, 341, 657, 674

Combined operations:

planning, 19, 42, 186, 463, 658, 667

training, 20, 24, 27-8, 32-3, 41-2, 198-9, 391-2, 658, 667

lessons learned, 19, 76, 79

see also Operations by name

Comiso: 12, 18, 20, 62, 85

Conca River: 515, 519-20, 522-4, 526, 528-9, 540

Conferences of Allied Leaders. See under code and place names

Coningham, Air Marshal Sir Arthur, KCB, KBE, CB, DSO, MC, DFC, AFC: 111

Connaught, Field-Marshal HRH The Duke of: 82

Connelly, Brigadier A. B., CBE, CD: 451n

Conrath, Lt-Gen. Paul: 59, 146

Contrada Cucco: 166

Conventello: 647-8, 653

Convento Beato Sante: 505-6

Convoys:

for HUSKY, 39-44, 48-9

for “Timberwolf”, 345, 351-3

for GOLDFLAKE, 662, 665

attacks on, 45-6, 345n, 352

“Cookstown”: objective at San Fortunato Ridge, 553, 557

Cooper, Lt T., MC: 638

Corbould, Lt-Col. G. C., DSO, OBE, ED: 432-3, 620, 631

Cori: 456

Coriano: 525, 527-8, 530, 533-8, 540, 542;

Coriano Ridge, 525, 529, 531-3, 535, 537, 546, 549, 599

Corleone: 55

Corleto: 226

Corsica:

German forces in, 6, 55, 169, 175, 188, 196-7, 216n, 654

planned operations against, 7, 53, 181, 185, 187

Allied air bases in, 477n, 547, 597

Germans expelled from, 654

staging area for ANVIL, 667-8

other refs 462, 665

Corso Umberto I (Ortona): 326-7

Corso Vittorio Emanuele (Ortona): 325-7, illustration 336

Cosenza: 193

Cosoleto: 209

Costa dell’Ambra: 65

Cotignola: 639, 644-6, 656, 675

Cousins, Pte. S. J.: 110

Cover plans:

for 5th Corps’ attack at Sangro R., 276-8, 284

for move to Liri Valley, 391-3

for attack on Gothic Line, 482, 484, 490-2

Bagnacavallo, 635

for GOLDFLAKE, 664-5

Covignano: 546, 552-5, 557

Crasemann, Lt-Gen. Eduard: 588

Crecchio: 321, 338, 379, 384

Cremona: 216

Crerar, Gen. H. D. G., CH, CB, DSO, CD:

commands 1st Canadian Corps, 342

directives to, 347-8, 657

“Timberwolf”, 345, 349, 351, 353

proposed as Commander 1st Division, 354-5

equipment of “Timberwolf” forces, 356-8, 360

presses for employment of 1st Corps, 362-4

in Ortona Salient, 379-80, 382, 384

on relationship of 1st Canadian Corps to Eighth Army, 451

commands First Canadian Army, 384, 662, 666

see also 23n, 24n, 39, 285, 354, 356, 378, 452, 690, illustration 368

Crete: 76

Crimea Conference: 659

Croatia: 196, 266

Croce: 532

Crocodiles. See Flamethrowers

Crotone: 184-5, 187, 190, 222-3, 230

Crowe, Lt-Col. R. M.: 69, 99, 122-3

Culling, Cpl. J. W., MM: 432

Cumberland, Brigadier I. H., DSO, OBE, ED: 515, 528, 584, 649, 692

Cumberland Force: 584, 593-4, 609

Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet The Viscount, KT, GCB, OM, DSO:

C-in-C Mediterranean, 7-8

planning HUSKY, 15, 18, 36, 73

see also 77, 172, 214, 352

Cyrenaica: 48, 180, 200

–D–

Dalmatia: 266, 453, 658

Danby, Col. E. D., DSO, OBE: 337, 420, 550

Darling, Lt-Col. W. W. G., DSO, ED: 520-1, 568, 629

Daunia Mtns.: 235, 241, 384

Dawley, Maj.-Gen. Ernest J.: 187

Dawnay, Maj.-Gen. D., CB, DSO: 217, 519-22

Decorata: 245-6

Delhi, HMS: 67, 79

Delianuova: 207-9, 211

Demolitions:

Sicily, 170

Southern Italy, 207-11

Bernhard Line, 269

Upper Sangro, 278-83

Gothic Line, 495

other refs 275, 484, 560, 585, 601, 653

Dempsey, General Sir Miles C., KCB, KBE, DSO, MC:

commands 13th Corps, 62

operations in Sicily, 87, 119, 165, 189

invasion of Italy, 206, 220, 223, 225, 231-2

advance to Biferno, 235, 258-9

operations on upper Sangro, 276-7

Ortona, 321

relinquishes command, 380

other refs 255, 282, 286

Denmark: 437, 460

Dennis, Maj.-Gen. M. E., CB, CBE, DSO, MC: 33

Dental Services: 176, 479, see also Part II-A, Canadian Dental Corps

Derbyshire, HMS: 40, 70

Devers, Gen. Jacob L.: 669-70

Devis, transport: 45-6

“Dick”: objective at Arnara, 444

Dick, Sgt. J. E. W., MM: 332

Dick, Col. W. C., OBE: 568, 691

Dicomano: 481, 488, 599, 601-2

Dieppe: 21, 28

Dijon: 662

Dill, Field-Marshal Sir John G., GCB, CMG, DSO: 341n

Discipline:

Canadian, 23, 45, 176, 662

traffic, 446

Italian, 57, 193, 211-12

Dispatch-riders: 208, 511, 640

Dittaino River:

Germans hold line of, 91, 113, 118-19

operations of 1st Brigade, 103-4

2nd Brigade, 107

3rd Brigade, 95, 120, 137-40, 142-3

1st Army Tank Brigade, 166-7

other refs 51, 101, 122, 176

Dittaino Station: 103-4

Dixmude: 663

Dodecanese Islands: 6, 658

Donald, Lt-Col. A. S., DSO, ED: 162

Donegaglia River: 579-80

Donitz, Grand-Admiral Karl: on defence of Sicily, 54-6, 59, 169, other refs 7, 47

Doolittle, Lt-Gen. James H., Hon. KCB: 48

“Dora” Line (Adolf Hitler Line): 396

“Dora” Line (north of Rome): 460, 462

Dostler, Gen. Inf. Anton: 613, 626, 628, 653

Dougan, Maj. J. A., MC: 162, 556

Dragone: 478

DRAGOON, Operation. See ANVIL

Drapeau, Capt. L. R., DCM: 142

Drew, Maj.-Gen. Sir James, KBE, CB, DSO, MC: 39

Drury, Lt-Col. C. H., OBE: 691

DUKWs: in Sicily, 19, 35-6, 66, 69-70

Italy, 290, 334, 609-10, 676

Dulles, Dr. A. W.: 677

Dunkirk: 173, 175

Dunlap, Air Vice-Marshal C. R., CBE, CD: 48

Dunn, Brigadier M. S., OBE, ED, CD: 692

Durban Castle, transport: 40

Durnford-Slater, Brigadier J. F., DSO: 251

Duronia: 263, 278

–E–

Eaker, Lt-Gen. Ira C., Hon. KCB, Hon. KBE: 400n

Eaman, Col. J. H., CD: 31

Eastern front: 175, 182, 264-5, 465, 653

Eastern Task Force (Force 545): 12, 14-18, 26, 29, 46, 49, 63-4, 68

Eaton, Lt-Col. J. W., DSO, OBE, ED: 648, 690

Eden, Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony, KG, P.C., MC: 25

Edmund B. Alexander, transport: 353

Egypt: 21, 358n, 360, 602

Ehlert, Maj.-Gen. Hans Joachim: 609-10, 647

Eire: 32

Eisenhower, General of the Army Dwight D., Hon. GCB, Hon. OM:

C-in-C Allied Expeditionary Force, 4

plans for HUSKY, 7, 9-10, 14-15, 17, 19, 29n

employment of Canadians, 26

public announcement on HUSKY, 73-4

meets McNaughton, 177-8

invasion of Italy, 180, 183, 185

Italian capitulation, 214-16

appointed Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force, 339

“Timberwolf”, 344, 348-50, 357

plans for ANVIL, 271, 273, 387

decision to wage winter campaign, 595

reinforces Alexander, 595n

announcement on GOLDFLAKE, 666

other refs 64, 76n, 171, 350, 464, 659, 669-70

El Alamein: 4-5, 267, 563

El Arrouch: 38n, 178

Elba: 462

Elsa River: 476-7

Emilian Way. See Highway No. 9 (Via Emilia)

Empoli: 476-7

Engineers: 142, 286, 301, 441, 601-2, 607, 651

enemy, 269n, 416, 560

see also Bridges, Demolitions, and Part II-A, Royal Canadian Engineers, Units, Engineer

England:

Canadians in, 21, 23, 44, 355

maintenance in, 361

other refs 30-1, 39, 43, 273, 311, 341, 664, 671

English Channel: 5, 24, 27, 42, 182-3, 340, 387

Enna:

30th Corps objective, 87-8, 90, 92-5, 100-1

Canadians enter, 103

captured, 114-15

other refs 51, 55, 60, 85-6, 117

Ensor, Lt-Col. J. P., DSO, MBE: 550-1, 629-30

Equipment:

for Canadian formations in Sicily, 33-7, 199

in Italy, 342, 348-9, 355-62, 664

loss of, 46, 127

other refs 359-60, 363, 389, 499, 674

see also by name and type

Supply and Maintenance

Erskine, Gen. Sir George W. E. J., KCB, KBE, DSO: 166

Esperance Bay, transport: 662

Esperia: 406-7, 410

Ethiopia: 591n

“Etna” Line: 91, 118, 139, 146

Etterlin, Gen. Inf. Fridolin von Senger und. See Senger

“Eureka” Conference: 387

Europe: 50, 70, 73, 181, 195, 264, 270, 272n, 401, 657, 678

Evelegh, Maj.-Gen. Vyvyan, CB, DSO, OBE: 140, 144, 158, 170, 254, 289

“Everest Carrier”: 33, 106

Exercises. See by code name

Expeditionary Forces Institute: 362

External Affairs, Department of: 21n

–F–

Fabriano: 497

Faenza:

objective 13th Corps, 562, 600, 602-3, 612-13, 622-3

5th Corps operations, 632-3, 645

other refs 598, 611, 614-15, 626, 628, 655

Falaise: 161

Faldella, Gen. Emilio: 56

Fanano: 522-3

“Fantails”. See Landing Vehicles, Tracked

Farrow, Lt F. A., MC: 469n

Faustpatronen. See Rocket launchers

Feasby, Dr. W. R.: 176n

“February”: objective in Hitler Line, 418

Feltre Conference: 54n, 136, 264

Feltrino River: 289

Femmina Morta: 600

Fendo Ridge. See Regione di Fendo

Ferentino: 438, 447-9

Ferrara: 494, 498, 528, 536, 566, 592, 674, 676

Ferrazzano: 248

Ferries, ferrying:

Operation BAYTOWN, 203

enemy evacuation of Sicily, 172, 174

other refs 592, 676

Feurstein, Gen. Mtn. Tps. Valentin: 374, 381, 398, 404-5, 436, 591

Fiat tank. See Tanks

Fiesole: 597

Finlay: Lt-Col. C. J.: 30-1, 43

“Firebrand”, Operation: 185

Firenzuola: 561, 599, 601-2, 604

Fiumara Carapello: 243-4

Fiumara dell’ Annunziata: 205

Fiumara di Catona: 191

Fiumara di Gallico: 191

Fiume: 217

Fiumefreddo: 167

Fiumicino: 572-3, 577

Fiumicino River, 567, 570, 572-3, 575-7, 584

Fiumi Uniti: 608, 610, 612, 620

Flakvierling: 89n

“Flambo” Headquarters: 350

Flamethrowers:

types, 607

used by Allies, 614, 636, 640, 646, 651, 675

by enemy, 328-9, 332, 510, 514

Fleck, Sgt. W. P., DCM: 529

Florence:

Allied objective, 230, 462

operations against, 470, 473, 475-8, 486

Canadians at, 482, 484, 597

base for further operations, 531

leave centre, 577, 600, 608

other refs 198, 459, 472, 481, 487-8, 491, 494, 503, 598-9, 660-1, 663

Foggia:

German forces in, 116, 195, 222

air target, 200-1

Allied objective, 224, 231-2

base for Strategic Air Force, 272, 339

other refs 228, 234-6, 247, 264, 271, 383n, 662

Foggia Airfields: Allied objective, 183, 266, 271

German defences, 196

air target, 201

other refs 273, 339, 574

Foglia River: 494, 496, 499, 504-5, 508-17, 534

Foiano di Chiana: 471

Foiano di Val Fortore: 240, 244-5

Foligno: 470, 482, 484, 497

Fondi: 398

Fontanelice: 655

Fontegrande Ridge: 338

Force “A”, Force “B”, etc. See Part H-B under Navy. Force 141. See Part II-B under Inter-Allied Organizations

Force 163: 667

Force 343. See Western Task Force

Force 545. See Eastern Task Force

Forces, ad hoc. See by name

Forin, Col. J. D., OBE, ED: 246, 257, 293, 305

Forli:

Allied objective, 562, 571, 575, 590, 596

captured, 610

railhead, 621n

other refs 609, 612, 614, 656, 663

Forlimpopoli: 537

Forme d’Aquino: 394-5, 408-13, 418-19, 423-4, 427-8, 435

Formidable, HMS: 218

Fornaci River: 537

Fornelli River: 443

Foro River: 366

Foro position, 366, 374, 381, 385, 460

“Fortbase”, Headquarters: 350

Fort Castillon: 670

Fort de l’Eminence: 669

Fortore River: 235, 239-45, illustration 240

Fossacesia: 288-90, 331

Fossa Rodella: 544

Fossato: 497

Fosso Basilica: 647-50

Fosso Ghiaia: 608-10

Fosso Munio: 624, 628, 631-3, 635-9, 641

Fosso Vecchio: 624, 626-30, 633-6, 639-40, 644, 646-7, 650

Fosso Vetro: 624, 626, 629, 647, 649-50, 652

Foster, Maj.-Gen. H. W., CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 1st Division, 607, 613, 623

at the Naviglio Canal, 627-8, 630, 634

advance to the Senio, 636, 639, 645

takes over Corps front, 654

GOLDFLAKE, 663

other refs 690, illustration 656

Foulkes, Gen. Charles, CB, CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 1st Canadian Corps, 606

plans Operation “Chuckle”, 612-14, 631, 633, 635

attack against Argenta gap, 644

GOLDFLAKE, 660

leaves Italy, 662

at Nijmegen, 663

other refs 177n, 621, 640, 645-6, 651, 658, 664, 682, 690, illustration 656

“Fox” Beach: 192-3, 198, 202-4

“Fox Amber” Beach: 192, 204

“Fox Green” Beach: 192, 204

Francavilla: 364

France: 373, 398, 463-4, 481, 488, 491, 595, 658-9, 662, 665, 671

Francofonte: 165, 199

Franklin, Maj. E. S.: 33

Frederick, Maj.-Gen. Robert T.: 453, 455-7, 667n

Fretter-Pico, Lt-Gen. Otto: 669

Freyberg, Lt-Gen. Sir Bernard C., VC, GCMG, KCB, KBE, DSO: 276, 386, 532, 579, 677

“Frieda” Line. See Albert-Frieda Line

Fries, Gen. Pz. Tps. Walter: 116-18, 241, 246, 257

Frisa: 289, 291

Frisoni Spur: 545-6, 553. “Fritz” Line: 474

Fronhofer, Maj.-Gen. Erich: 536

Frosinone: 274, 381, 404n, 438-9, 442, 444-5, 447-9, 465

Frosolone: 250, 263

Fuhrer Riegel. See Adolf Hitler Line

Fusignano: 639, 654

Futa Pass: 496, 561-2, 598-9, 628

–G–

Gaeta: 218, 266-7, 374, 390

Gulf of, 374, 394, 478

Gagliano: 131, 134n

Gairdner, Lt-Gen. Sir Charles H., KCMG, CB, CBE: 9

Gale, Lt-Gen. Sir Humfrey M., KBE, CB, CVO, MC: 178, 350n, 358

Gallico: 172, 193

Gallina: 205

Gambarie: 206-9, 211

Gambatesa: 241-3

Gambettola: 577, 579

Garda, Lake: 265, 674, 676-7

Gardner, Pte. J. W., MM: 71

Gargano Peninsula: 224

Gari River: 394-5, 397, 399-405, 413, 476, illustration 416

Garibaldi: 50

Garibaldi Square (Ravenna): 621

Garigliano River: 267, 372-3, 391, 394, 399, 406, 487

Gatteo: 577

Gaulle, Gen. Charles de: 667n

Gela: 11-12, 14-18, 56n, 62, 75, 85-6, 91, 93

Gulf of, 56, 62

Gemmano: 530, 532, 540

General Headquarters Troops (GHQ Troops): 346-7, 661

General Staff Branch: 29-30

Genet, Brigadier J. E., CBE, MC, CD: 177n

Genoa: 64, 266, 438, 665

Gulf of, 677

George VI, H.M. King: 434, 476, 482

Gerace: 212

Gerbini: 20, 48, 85-6, 91, 113, 167

Germany, Germans:

air offensive against, 182, 272

Italian ally, 188, 213, 495

and Italian capitulation, 216-17

Italy declares war against, 215n

San Marino declares war, 561

other refs 75, 175, 181, 188, 195, 232, 265, 268, 333, 571, 657-9, 674, 680

see also Part II-C

Gesso: 604, 655-6

“Ghengis Khan” Line: 672, 674

Ghetto del Molino: 538

Giarratana: 83-4, 88, 90

Gibraltar: 24n, 31

Strait of, 45, 351

Gibson, Brigadier T. G., CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 3rd Brigade, 264

upper Sangro, 278-83, 290

Ortona area, 307-8, 312, 336-7

commands 2nd. Brigade, 384

Hitler Line, 420-1, 423

Gothic Line, 502, 516, 520n

Rimini Line, 544-5, 549-50, 555-7

other refs 382, 579, 691

Gilbride, Brigadier W. P., CBE, DSO, ED: 31n, 250, 690, illustration 304

Gilday, Lt-Col. T. P., DSO, ED: 455

Gildone: 243-4, 247

Ginestra: 478

Ginestreto: 508-10, 518

Giogo Pass, 11: 531, 561, 598-600, 604

Gioia, Gulf of: 193

Gioia Tauro: 186, 190, 193, 210

Gioiella: 468

Giraud, General d’Armée Henri Honore: 185-6

Glasgow: 351

Glendinning, Maj. H. L., DSO: 557

Glengyle, HMS: 40, 69-70

Glider-bombs: 218-19, 345n

Gliders: 75-6

“Goblet”, Operation: 185, 187

Godo: 613, 616, 620, 622

Goebbels, Dr. Joseph: 53n, 216

GOLDFLAKE, Operation: 660-6, illustration 656

Goring, Reichsmarschall Hermann: 328, 582

Gornalunga River: 166

Gothic Line:

German defences in, 198, 460-1, 473-4, 494, 496, 502, 511, 513, 517, 563

Allied plans against, 481-2, 486, 488, 499-500, 503

Eighth Army operations, 507, 509-10, 512, 514-16, 518, 524, 548, 561-2

Fifth Army operations, 531-2, 534, 598-9, 601-2, 672

casualties, 681n

other refs 527, 596, 639-40, 674, 680, 682

see also Green Line II

Gotti-Porcinari, Maj.-Gen.: 85

Goums: 410

Gourock: 351

Government, British: 657-8, see also War Cabinet, British

Government, Canadian: 3, 25-6, 73, 188, 340, 342-4, 656-9, 670-1, see also War Committee of the Cabinet

Government, Italian:

pre-armistice, 188, 213-16

co-belligerent, 271

Fascist Republican, 265, 271, 495n, 591n

Gradara: 519, 522-3

Graham, Lt-Gen. H. D., CBE, DSO, ED, CD:

commands 1st Brigade, 40

operations in Sicily, 69, 83, 90, 99, 103, 121, 124, 126

invasion of Italy, 205, 207, 223, 225, 228-9

Southern Italy, 237-8, 240, 248, 256, 261-2

Moro R., 294, 296, 298, 300

relinquishes command, 316

other refs 691

Grammichele: 85n, 89-90, 112, 146, 165, 475

Granarolo: 644-6

Gran Sasso: 265

Grant, Maj. I. M., DSO: 469

Graziani, Marshal Rodolfo: 591, 677

Great Britain: 9, 41, 74n, see also England

Greece:

cover plan for HUSKY, 6, 61-3

German forces in, 181, 678n

occupation of, 576, 594, 657-9

other refs 660. Green Line II: 460n, 490, 494, 496, 512, 527, 601

see also Gothic Line

Greenock: 42, 340

Greve: 478, 485

Griffin, Lt-Col. P. G., DSO: 428-32, 445

Griffin Force: 428-31

Grigas, Pte. J., DCM: 71

“Grizzly”: objective west of Agira, 129-34

Grosseto: 461-2

Guadalcanal: 4

Guarcino: 465

Guardiagrele: 276, 288-91, 303, 331, 338, 366

Guardiaregia: 256-7

Guariglia, Dr. Raffaelo: 213

Gubbio: 482n

Guderian, Col.-Gen. Heinz: 62

Guerrillas:

Greek, 61

Balkan, 217, 265-7, 359

Italian Fascist, 484

see also Partisans

Guglionesi: 253-5

Guillaume, Gen. Augustin: 410

Guingand, Maj.-Gen. Sir Francis W. de, KBE, CB, DSO: 19n, 178n, 228n

Gully, The:

German defences, 304-8, 320

operations by 1st Division, 309-16, 319

other refs 323, 333, 336

Gurkhas: 405, 486, see also Part 11-B

Gustav Line:

defences in, 394-7

operations against, 372, 374, 401, 404, 406-7

other refs 366, 396n, 398, 416, 468, 476, 494

Guy, Lt G. R., MC: 142-3

Guzzoni, Gen. Alfredo: 55-6, 59-60, 78, 90, 115, 174

–H–

Haldenby, Brigadier E. W., CBE, MC, VD: 351, 692

“Halifax”: objective north-east of San Leonardo, 299-300

Hampshire: 346

“Hardgate”, Operation: 139-45, 153, 164, 167

Harding, Lt-Col. C. M., OBE: 264, 690

“Harry”: objective at Arnara, 444-5

Hauck, Lt-Gen. Friedrich Wilhelm: 398

Havet, Maj.-Gen. Achille d’: 82

“Hawkins” grenades: 130, 652

Healy, Lt-Col. D. M., MBE, CD: 621-2

Hebb, Lt G. M.: 538

Heber-Percy, Brigadier A. G. W., DSO: 549

Heidrich, Gen. Para. Tps. Richard:

commands 1st Para. Div., 116

Southern Italy, 117, 222n, 231, 236, 240, 251, 280

Ortona, 315, 320, 328, 332-3, 364, 375, 381-2

Cassino, 398-9, 405

Hitler Line, 409, 414, 417

Melfa R., 430, 435

Gothic Line, 503, 505, 508, 511, 519

Rimini Line, 527, 542, 547, 554, 558

The Romagna, 570, 582, 584

swims the Po, 676

other refs 382, 466, 472, 652

Heilmann, Lt-Gen. Ludwig: 240, 313

“Helldiver”: objective at Ausa R., 550

Hendon Airport: 30

Herr, Gen. Pz. Tps. Traugott:

commands 76th Pz. Corps, 195

Southern Italy, 223-4, 238, 242, 247, 251, 254

Sangro R., 280

Moro R., 310

Ortona, 313, 330-2, 336

Trasimene Line, 528, 535-6, 547, 553-4, 558

The Romagna, 572, 582, 591, 593

Hewitt, Admiral H. Kent, Hon. KCB: 63

High Commissioner for Canada. See Massey, Rt. Hon. Vincent

Highway No. 2: 458, 474-7

Highway No. 3 (Via Flaminia): 458, 501, 504

Highway No. 4 (Via Salario): 458

Highway No. 5 (Via Valeria): 273-6, 465

Highway No. 6 (Via Casilina): 274, Chap. XIII, XIV passim

Highway No. 7 (Via Appia): 449

Highway No. 9 (Via Emilia): 559, 566-7, 576, 578, 611-12, 614, 622

Highway No. 16:

Termoli to Ortona, 251, 253, 255, 76, 289, 291, 304, 325, 336, 367

Pesaro to Ravenna, 94, 519, 526-7, 538, 559, 566, 576, 584, 593, 608, 611-12, 614, 620

west of Ravenna, 622, 627, 640, 644, 647, 675

see also Via Reale, Via Adriatica

Highway No. 17: 235-7, 239, 241-3, 245-6, 249, 256-8, 262-4, 277-8, 280, 287

Highway No. 18: 191

Highway No. 64: 675

Highway No. 65: 598-9, 602, 611, 676

Highway No. 67: 575, 598-601, 603, 605, 609

Highway No. 69: 471-5, 477

Highway No. 71: 466-7, 470. 472, 575

Highway No. 72: 552-3

Highway No. 73: 471, 476

Highway No. 82: 438-9, 442, 447

Highway No. 86: 280, 286

Highway No. 87: 234-5, 243, 246-7, 249-51, 253-4, 256

Highway No. 92: 225, 227

Highway No. 93: 231

Highway No. 111: 190, 207-10

Highway No. 112: 190, 207-10

Highway No. 113: 139

Highway No. 117 (Sicily): 88, 93-8, 120-1

Highway No. 120 (Sicily): 114, 139, 152-4, 163-4, 170-1

Highway No. 121 (Sicily): 100-2, 104, 107, 120-1, 126, 128, 130, 137, 147-8, 150, 153-4, 159

Highway No. 124 (Sicily): 85n, 88, 90, 93

Hilary, HMS: 40, 67

Hill 204: 140-2

Hill 670: 455

Hill 720: 454

Hill 724: 455

Hill 736: 153-8, 162-3, 556

Hill 775: 455

Hill 907 (Mount la Remetanea): 454

Hill 960 (Mount la Difensa): 454

Hill 1109 (Vischiataro Hill): 455

Hill 1205 (Mount Sammucro): 454

Hill 1259 (Mount Majo): 455

Hill 1270: 455

Hitler, Adolf:

and early Mediterranean operations, 58-9, 61, 194

and Sicily, 116, 169, 175

Italian capitulation, 195-7

meets Mussolini at Feltre, 136, 264

sends Rommel to Italy, 198, 269

orders Corsica evacuated, 216n

orders defence lines to be held, 238, 254, 266-7, 269, 374, 438, 571

countermands offensive at Ortona, 331

Anzio landings, 375, 437

Hitler Line, 395, 436

orders Tiber bridges spared, 450

and the Gothic Line, 460-1, 494-5, 497

orders 1st Para Div. re-built, 582

death announced, 678

other refs 27, 55n, 84, 147, 174, 205, 217, 321, 394, 436, 528, 570, 592, 645, 676, 680

Hitler Line. See Adolf Hitler Line

Hoffmeister, Maj.-Gen. B. M., CB, CBE, DSO, ED

commands Seaforth Highlanders in Sicily, 68, 117, 156-7

commands 2nd Brigade in Southern Italy, 233, 244-5, 247, 249, 259, 264

Moro R., 289, 292

Ortona, 304, 306, 320, 325, 332

acting commander 1st Division, 376

commands 5th Division, 384

Liri Valley, 427-8, 439, 443-4, 446-7

Gothic Line, 514, 523-4

Rimini Line, 526, 532

The Romagna, 567, 569, 572, 593, 607, 619, 622

Naviglio Canal, 628, 631

Valli di Comacchio, 647-8, 651

GOLDFLAKE, 663

other refs 257, 691, illustration 272

“Hole-in-the-Wall”: 383

Holland. See Netherlands, The

Hopkins, Harry L.: 73

Horsbrugh-Porter, Lt-Col. Sir Andrew, DSO: 596, 608, see also Porterforce

“Horseshoe”, The Sant’ Angelo: 406n

Hospitals. See Part II-A, Units, RCAMC

Hube, Col.-Gen. Hans: 115-18, 168-74, 187, 196, 267, 447;

“Hube” position, 163

Huckvale, Brigadier W. E., ED: 380, 692

Hungary: 680

HUSKY, Operation:

planning, 9-20, 29-32

cover plan, 61-2

training, 32-3

administrative preparations, 34-9

assault, 62-72, 75-8

operations inland, 78-115, 120-65

casualties, 173-5

results, 175, 201, 345, 357

Husmann, Dr. Max: 677

–I–

Idice River: 672

Iesi: 497-8, 656, 661, 663

Ijssel River: 664

Ijsselmeer: 663

Il Canalone: 650

Iles d’Hyères: 667-8

Il Giogo Pass. See Giogo Pass, 11

Illustrious, HMS: 218

Ilsley, Rt. Hon. J. L., PC: 666

Imola:

Fifth Army operations against, 561-2, 571, 574, 602, 604, 623, 655

captured, 675

other refs 537, 592

Indian Forces. See Gurkhas, Mahrattas, Pathans, Punjabis and Part II-B

Inno: 478

Inveraray: 32

Ionian Sea: 51, 63

Ireland: 43

Irmgard Line: 474

Isernia: 259, 262-3, 275, 277, 279, 317

Ismay, Gen. The Lord, P.C., GCB, CH, DSO: 74

Isoletta Reservoir: 438-9, 441-2

Ispica: 65, 67, 72, 75n, 79, 81, 83

Istria: 265-6

Italy, Italians:

German reinforcement of, 54n, 59, 194-8, 265

low public morale, 53, 136, 202

mainland invaded by Allies, Chap. VII passim, 215, 217-19

Mussolini deposed, 135-7

capitulation of, 75, 202, 209, 211, 213-16

declares war on Germany, 215n

work on German defence positions, 268-9, 275, 460

other refs 6, 7, 340, 350, 654

see also Air bombardment

Partisans

Part II-C, Italian Forces

Itigem, Belgium: 663

–J–

James T. Parker, transport: 353

Japan: 178, 657

Jefferson, Brigadier J. C., CBE, DSO, ED:

Sicily, 79, 93, 108-9, 154

Biferno R., 260

Ortona, 304-5, 323, 326-7

Jelsi: 244-5, 248

Jodl, Col.-Gen. Alfred:

Chief of the German Armed Forces Operations Staff, 115

defence of Sicily, 115, 117, 169

defence of Italy, 188, 197-8, 202n

Gothic Line, 460-1

other refs 645

John Ericsson, transport: 353

Johnston, Brigadier I. S., CBE, DSO, ED:

Sicily, 80, 126

Moro R., 300

Ortona, 335-6

Hitler.Line, 414

commands 11th Brigade in Gothic Line, 512, 514

Rimini Line, 535

The Romagna, 572-3, 575, 622-3, 626-7, 639

other refs 692

Johnston, Lt-Col. M. P., ED: 167

Joint Chiefs of Staff (US): 5, 6, 180-3, 388

Joint Planning Staff, British: 9, 16-17

Jones, Maj. J. H., MC: 308

Jordan, Lt-Col. A. K., DSO, ED: 569, 584

Juin, Gen. Alphonse Pierre, Hon. GCB: 384, 406, 413, 417, 440, 475

“Jupiter”, Operation: 24n

–K–

Kangaroos. See Armoured personnel carriers,

Kay, Cpl. W. F., DCM: 99

Keightley, Gen. Sir Charles, KCB, KBE, DSO:

commands 5th Corps, 494

Rimini Line, 530, 532, 535, 540, 543, 545, 552, 561

The Romagna, 570, 576, 612, 623

final offensive, 675

Keitel, Field-Marshal Wilhelm: 141, 197, 216, 266, 494

Kennedy, Lt-Col. A. A., DSO, ED: 125, 152, 248n, 296-7, 334, 377-8

Kesselring, Field-Marshal Albert:

appointed C-in-C South, 58, 94

plans defence of Sicily, 53, 56, 61, 78

operations in Sicily, 91, 112, 115-18, 131, 163

opinion of Canadian troops, 100, 371

evacuation of Sicily, 169-70, 172-5

plans defence of Italy, 194-6

forms Tenth Army, 195

operations in Southern Italy, 219-20, 244, 254-5, 257, 287, 297

differences with Rommel, 265

meeting with Hitler, 266-7

construction of Bernhard Line, 267-9, 280

C-in-C South-West, 269

commands Army Group “C”, 269, 653

comments on Allied tactics, 220, 290-1, 458

Ortona, 303, 313, 328

rebuked by Goring, 328

orders Gustav–Foro Line held, 366

reaction to Anzio assault, 372-5, 385

fear of Allied landings, 390-1, 404, 460, 524

faulty intelligence, 391-4, 487, 503, 511

construction of Liri Valley defence lines, 394-9

Battle for Rome, 406-7, 409-10, 414, 416-17, 425, 436-8, 441, 449-50

Gothic Line, 460-1, 474, 487-8, 490-7, 511, 523-5, 531

Rimini Line, 527-8, 536-7

The Romagna, 557, 565, 582-4

decision to hold Northern Italy, 570-1

injured in accident, 591-2

German surrender, 677-8

other refs 90, 330-1, 404, 450n, 459-60, 601, 652

Keyes, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey T.: 114, 389, 437, 449, 457, 591, 599, 602

Keyes, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger, GCB, KCVO, CMG, DSO: 64n

King, Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie, PC, OM, CMG:

urges sending Canadian forces to Mediterranean, 3, 24-5

announces Canadian participation in HUSKY, 73-4

agrees to Canadian operations in Italy, 188-9

opposes occupation duties in Greece, 658-9

and GOLDFLAKE, 660, 666

other refs 8, 21n, 23

Kingsmill, Capt. H. A. G., MC: 403n

Kingston, CQMS G. E., DCM: 580

Kirkcudbright: 33

Kirkman, Gen. Sir Sidney, GCB, KBE, MC:

commands 13th Corps, 380

Liri Valley, 400, 441, 447

advances to the Arno, 462, 465-7, 470, 472, 475, 477, 484

Apennines offensive, 597, 600-2

Kiska: 453, 668

Kitching, Brigadier George, CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 11th Brigade, 264, 354

Ortona Salient, 364, 367, 369-70, 372

commands 4th Armd. Division, 385n

BGS 1st Corps, 607

other refs 31, 250, 690, 692, illustration 272

Klinckowstroem, Col. Karl Heinrich Count von, GSC: 495

Knight, Brigadier A. F. B., OBE: 31

Knights of Columbus: 250

Koyl, Lt-Cdr. J. E., DSC, RCNVR: 203-4

–L–

“Lager” Track: 307-11, 315-16, 319

La Marsa: 273-4

Lamone Abbandonato: 647-9

Lamone River:

1st Brigade’s unsuccessful attack, 616-19

crossings by 1st Corps, 622-4, 626-7, 633-4

other refs 562, 598, 601, 603, 611-15, 628, 632, 640, 647-50, 652, illustration 624

Lampedusa: 64

Lanciano: 289-90, 331, 380

Landell, Lt-Col. K. D., DSO: 584, 609;

Landell Force, 584

Landing Craft: 11n, 69, 198, 221-3, 660

shortage of, 186-7, 265, 271, 273-4, 391, 499

LCAs, 36, 65, 68n, 668

other types, 40, 66, 77, 199, 202-3

enemy, 172

Landing Vehicles, Tracked (LVTs): 674-5, 677

Langston, Maj. A. E., ED: 629

La Querce: 473

Largs 42

Larino: 243, 247, 384

La Rocca: 249

La Torre: 291, 293, 296, 298, 300, 306

Lattre de Tassigny, Marshal Jean de: 667

Laurenzana: 226

Lauwe, Belgium: 663

Laycock, Maj.-Gen. R. E., CB, DSO: 63, 72

Leach, Brigadier R. J., MC: 692

Leave:

to Rome, 478

to Canada, 608

leave centres, 577, 665

see also Recreation

Leese, Lt-Gen. Sir Oliver W. H., KCB, CBE, DSO:

planning for HUSKY, 18, 63

commands 30th Corps, 31, 39

operations in Sicily, 78, 86-8, 92, 139, 158, 165, 170

congratulates Canadian troops, 179, 426, 446, 465

commands Eighth Army, 339

Ortona Salient, 365-6, 370

Gustav Line, 399-400, 407-8

Hitler Line, 411-12, 414, 418, 452-3

advance on Rome, 442, 447-8, 450

proposal to break up 1st Corps, 451

recommendations for 12th Brigade, 479-80

plans for assault on Gothic Line, 481, 491-2, 498-500

Gothic Line operations, 503, 510-11, 513. 519, 524

Rimini Line, 528, 530-2, 534, 537-8, 540, 561-4

The Romagna, 565, 575

opposes reduction of 1st Division, 574

relinquishes command, 575

other refs 86-7, 363, 462, 606, illustration 400

Leghorn:

Allied objective, 230, 464

German defences, 381, 390, 398, 437

captured, 473

supply base, 641

embarkation port for GOLDFLAKE, 660, 663, 665n

other refs 462, 471, 681, illustration 656

Le Grazie: 537, 546, 553-7

Le Grotticelle: 65, 67

“Lehrgang”, Operation. See Sicily, evacuation of

Lemelsen, Gen. Pz. Tps. Joachim:

commands Tenth Army, 269, 592

Moro R, 287

Ortona, 313, 328, 330-3

commands Fourteenth Army, 460-1

other refs 469, 536

Lentini: 78, 91-2, 116, 176, 353

Leonforte: 51, 86-8, 92, 94, 100-5, 107-13, 117, 120-1, 135, 161, illustration 80

Lepini Mtns.: 456-7

Levant (Iles d’Hyères): 667, 669

Libertinia: 137

Libertinia Station, 137-8

Libya: 8, 194, 213, 591n

Licata: 12n, 19-20, 62, 64, 75-6, 82, 85-6

Licodia: 90

Liebenstein, Commander Baron von: 171-2

Liguria: 197, 437, 491, 494, 674, 677

Lind, Brigadier J. S. H., DSO, ED: commands 12th Brigade, 481

in The Romagna, 567-9, 613, 619-20, 627

other refs 439, 692

Lindsay, Lt-Col. R. A., ED: 68

Lines of Communication: in Italy, 222-3, 229-30, 274, 349-50, 498

in Mediterranean, 175, 182

enemy, 91, 217, 272, 400, 492

other refs 86, 206, 348, 385

L. of C. and Base Troops: 346-7, 661-2

Linguaglossa: 171

“Lion”: objective east of Nissoria, 128-9

Liri River, Liri Valley:

avenue towards Rome, 267, 274-5

plans for Allied offensive, 389-92, 399

German defences, 394-9, 415-17, 429, 438

the Battle, 401-10, 413, 426-7. 434-5, 439, 442-3, 446, 448-9

bridging at Ceprano, 441

other refs 450, 452-3, 472, 479, 481n, 606, 681n, illustrations 400, 416

Lisbon: 214

Lister, Brigadier J. F. A., CBE, CD: 353, 446, 690

“Littlejohns”. See Anti-tank guns

Little Maginot Line: 670

Littoria: 397n, 456

Liverpool: 351

Ljubljana Gap: 464

Liangibby Castle, transport: 40

Locri: 190, 193, 210, 212, 220-2

Lombard Plain: 459, 464, 526, 591

Lombardy: 487

London:

1942 Conference, 5

planning staffs for HUSKY in, 9, 27, 34

other refs 73-4, 135, 179-80, 188, 340-1, 343, 657, 659

Longiano: 576

Lookout, HMS: 665

Lopi: 466, 468

Lorraine: 670

Loshaw, CSM (WO II) J. W., MM: 424

Lo Stradello: 639

Loup River: 669

Low, Sgt. John, DCM: 155

Loyal, HMS: 524n

Lucania: 184, 225, 234

Lucas, Maj.-Gen. John P.: 374, 455

Lucca: 462, 531, 656

Lucera: 116, 235-6, 240, 287, 393

Lugo: 611-13, 639, 644, 653, 675

Lungershausen, Lt-Gen. Karl Hans: 310

Lüttwitz, Gen. Pz. Tps. Smilo Baron von: 247, 249-50, 260, 440, 445, 588n

Lüttwitz Position: 260

Lyon: 662

–M–

M-10s. See Anti-Tank Guns

McAvity, Lt-Col. J. M., DSO, MBE: 517

McCarter, Brigadier G. A., CBE, CD: 384, 451-2, 690

Macchia: 242

McClenaghan, Col. V. S. C., OBE, MC, ED: 692

McCreery, Gen. Sir Richard L., GCB, KBE, DSO, MC:

commands 10th Corps, 187

Salerno, 217, 219, 232

advance to Florence, 462, 465n, 470, 492

commands Eighth Army, 575

The Romagna, 579, 590, 594, 611, 623

Senio R., 633, 641, 644-5

final offensive, 674-5, 677

other refs 576, 582-3, 585, 596, 630, 651-2, illustration 656

MacDonald, Brigadier N. B., CBE, CD: 350, 357

McDougall, Lt-Col. F. H., DSO, ED: 420

MacDougall, Maj. R. A.: 368-70

Macerata: 497, 664

MacGregor, Maj. E. M. K., MC, CD: 632

McGrigor, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rhoderick, GCB, DSO: 200

Machine carbines, Thompson: 35

Machine guns:

in support in Sicily, 126, 131, 144, 155, 162

in Italy, 242, 256, 299, 302-3, 323, 502, 586, 626

units reorganized, 35, 481, 538

see also Part II, Units, Infantry

Mack, Rear-Admiral P. J., DSO: 30

Mackensen, Col.-Gen. Eberhard von: 269, 374, 425, 437, 449, 460

MacKenzie, Lt-Col. D. A., DSO: 634

McKnight, CSM (WO II) W. J. R., DCM: 97

McLean, Maj. J. F., DSO: 301

McMahon, Sgt. N. J., DCM: 543

Macmillan, Rt. Hon. Harold, P.C.: 561

McNaughton, Gen. The Hon. A. G. L., CH, CB, CMG, DSO, CD:

and Canadian employment in Mediterranean, 3, 22, 24-6

appoints Simonds to command 1st Division, 30

tests DUKW, 36

inspects HUSKY training, 39

visits Mediterranean, 177-9

and BAYTOWN, 188-9

and “Timberwolf”, 340-3, 345, 347-9, 355

equipping 1st Corps, 358-9

advocates supply from Canada, 360-1

Minister of National Defence, 606

employment of Canadian troops as occupation forces, 658

other refs 17, 27, 42, 62, 66, 72, 354, illustration 208

McNaughton, Spr. M. C., MM: 300-1

MacWilliam, Lt-Col. T. C.: 454

Madrid: 188, 213-14

Mahony, Lt-Col. J. K., VC: 431-4, 482

Mahrattas: 476, 478

Maiella Mtns.: 276, 289, 321, 366, 374, 389, 398

Maintenance. See Supply and Maintenance

Maletto: 170

Malmantile: 478

Malone, Brigadier R. S., OBE, ED: 82, 384

Malta:

Allied air base, 11, 64, 77, 111, 201

Italian capitulation, 215n

conference at, 659-60, 672

other refs 16-17, 45, 47-9, 63n, 69, 178, 219, 386

Malta Channel: 51

Mancini: 429, 431, 43 3

Mandriole: 650

Manfredonia: 224, 232, 251, 253

Mantua: 498, 676

Maple Leaf, The: 384, 665

“Maple Leaf City”: 250, 264

illustration 256

see also Campobasso

Marano River: 526-8, 530, 532-5, 537-40, 542, 544

Marches, The: 493

Marecchia River:

Eighth Army objective, 532-3, 554-5

bridgehead captured, 557-61, 563, 565, 567

other refs 526, 546, 566, 570, 573, 594, 596

Marina di Badolato: 220

Marina di Catanzaro: 221, 223

Marinella: 11

Marnix van St. Aldegonde, transport: 40, 69-70, 3 52

Marradi: 601-3, 656

Marsala: 114

Marseilles: 464, 660, 662-5, 667, 671

Marshall, General of the Army George C., Hon. GCB: 5-6, 183, 464, 659-60, 670

Martin, Maj. T.: 177n

Martorano: 583, 585, 588, 590, 592

Marzeno River: 603, 612

Massa: 674

Massa Lombarda: 611, 613, 615, 644, 675

Masseria Palma: 56n

Massey, HE The Rt. Hon. Vincent, CH: 74, 342

Mastrogiovanni Plateau: 209-11

Matese Mtns.: 235, 243, 249, 256-8, 267, 478

Mathers, Lt-Col. W. W., CD: 319

Matthews, Maj.-Gen. A. Bruce, CBE, DSO, ED: 79, 158, 250, 319, 384, 691, illustration 304

Matthews, Brigadier F. B., CBE: 691

Matthews, Sgt. J. B., DCM: 445

Maucini: 66-7, 70

Mazzarino: 85n

Medical Services: see Part II-A, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Mediterranean Sea:

HUSKY convoys, 42-3, 45, 47-8, 63

“Timberwolf”, 344, 348

bathing parades in, 176, 221, 478

opened to Allies, 680

other refs 6-8, 24, 50, 54, 61, 79, 172, 210, 272, 274, 342, 391, 491

Meldola: 590-1

Melfa River: 394, 412, 417, 427, 429-36, 439-40, 446, 479, 587n

Melfi: 231-2

Melito: 190, 205-8, 210-11

Melo River: 529, 533, 538

Melone: 290

Menate: 675

Mensa: 585, 593-4

Menton: 670

Mercatale: 473

Meringo River: 443

Mersey River: 41, 351

Messina:

HUSKY planning, 10-12, 86-7

Allied objective, 94-5, 114-15, 118

captured, 170-1

other refs 169, 189, 191-2, 353

Messina, Strait of: 87

German defences, 47, 53, 91, 117, 290

German evacuation across, 169, 171-2

Allied operations, 87, 180, 182, 185, 189, 191-2, 199, 203-5

opened to Allied shipping, 210n

other refs 10, 12, 115-16, 290, 340

Metauro River: 493, 499, 501-2, 504-8, 510, 561, 594, 596

Meteor, HMS: 665

Mezzano: 612n, 622, 624, 627, 648

Middle East:

provides forces for HUSKY, 15, 20, 48, 64, 77

maintenance from, 34-5, 356, 360

other refs 7, 37-8, 223, 344, 530, 657, 660, 680

Miglionico: 229

Mignano: 267, 269, 274-5, 393, 453-4

Milan: 13 6, 216, 672

Milazzo: 171

Mili Marina: 199, 202

Militello: 165, 200

Miller, Maj.-Gen. C. H., CB, CBE, DSO: 19

Miller, Lt H. A., MC: 529n

Mines:

enemy types, 226, 497, 516

sea mines, 11, 524, 621, 665

see also Hawkins grenades

Defence Lines by name

Minister of National Defence. See Ralston;

McNaughton. Misano: 526-8

Misterbianco: 102, 113, 118, 164, 177

Mitchell, Maj. G. D., MC, CD: 79-81

Modena: 464, 488, 497

Modica: 80-3

Modigliana: 603, 655

Molinaccio: 610

Molise (Region): 238, 279

Molise (Village): 259, 265

Molotov, Vyacheslav: 6

Mombaroccio: 502, 505, 507

Monaco: 670

Monastery Hill. See Monte Cassino

“Monastery Inn”: 383

Mondaino: 518

Mons: 662

Montagano: 256, 263

Montagu, Lt-Cdr. The Hon. E. E. S., CBE: 61n

Montague, Lt-Gen. The Hon. P. J., CB, CMG, DSO, MC, VD, CD: 659

Montalto: 190, 206

Monte Albano: 522-3

Monte Cassino: 275, 389, 394, 400, 407, 410, 424, 435

Abbey of, 389

Montecchio: 513-17, 622

Monteciccardo: 493n, 507-9, 518, 556

Monte Colombo: 531, 540

Monte dell’Acqua Salata: 604

Monte dell’Arboreta: 546, 549, 552, 561

Monte della Croce: 504, 507

Monte della Forma: 95-7

Monte della Mattera: 504-6

Monte della Morcia: 504

Monte delle Forche: 507

Monte di Nissoria: 124, 126

Monte di Reggio: 207-8

Monte d’Oro: 413n

Montefalcone: 240

Montefelcino: 505

Montelupo: 477-8

Monte Luro: 514-16, 518-22, 561

Monteluro Village, 518

Montemaggiore: 499, 502

Montenegro: 266

Montepulciano: 466, 468

Lake Montepulciano, 466, 469

Monterey, transport: 352-3

Monte San Savino: 471-3

Monte Santa Maria: 509

Montescudo: 531-2, 540

Montespertoli: 476

Montevarchi: 473-4, 476-7

Monteverde Crossroads: 249

Montgomery of Alamein, Field-Marshal The Viscount, KG, GCB, DSO:

commands Eighth Army, 4

Eastern Task Force, 10, 15

planning of HUSKY, 17-19, 39, 62

operations in Sicily, 83-4, 87-8, 92, 102, 118-19, 158, 164, 167-8

visits 1st Canadian Division, 177, 221

visited by McNaughton, 178

BAYTOWN, 187, 189, 191, 206, 209

administrative difficulties retard advance, 220, 222-4, 230, 232, 234

advances to Campobasso, 235, 241, 247, 250

Biferno R., 258-9

breaches Bernhard Line, 274-7, 285-8, 290

Moro R., 303

Ortona, 321, 323, 330-1, 338-9

and “Timberwolf”, 340-2

and command of 1st Division, 354-5

commands 21st Army Group, 339

other refs 26, 30, 33, 44-5, 51, 87, 94, 140, 218, 291, 659, illustration 304

Monticello: 558

Monti della Meta: 394

Monti Erei: 51, 83, 95, 100

Monti Iblei: 51, 78, 83

Montone River: 562, 575, 580, 590n, 608, 610, 612-15, 619-20, 623, 652, 681n

Montreal: 383n

Morale:

of Canadians in UK, 23-5, 39, 341

in Sicily, 72, 179

in Italy, 383, 401, 498, 623, 652, 662

of Germans, 173, 181, 267, 290, 381, 524, 652

of Italians, 53-4, 56-7, 78, 136, 193, 202

Morciano: 607

Morgan, Gen. Sir William, GCB, DSO, MC: 677

“Morning Glory”, Operation: 315-18, 333-4

Morolo: 448

Moro River: 288-304, 306, 309, 317-18, 336, 338, 372, 386, 681n, illustration 304

Morton, Maj.-Gen. R. O. G., CBE, CD: 346, 354, 691

Motta Montecorvino: 236-8, 240, 384

Mount Arrestino: 456

Mount Battaglia: 602-4

Mountbatten of Burma, Admiral The Earl, KG, PC, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, KCB, DSO: 42

Mount Belilla: 509

Mount Cairo: 394-5, 398, 410, 424

Mount Callea: 206

Mount Calvana: 486, 599

Mount Camino: 453-4

Mount Campanelli (Point 569): 128, 133

Mount Capraro: 280

Mount Carbone: 508

Mount Casalino: 603

Mount Cavailo: 590

Mount Ceco: 603

Mount Cerrone: 486

Mount Crapuzza: 129, 132-3

Mount Criscina: 144

Mount Crocco: 206

Mount Desira Rossi: 103

Mount Etna: 10, 51, 91, 94-5, 100-2, 110, 115, 118-19, 122, 153, 158, 163-4, 167, 169-71, 200, 353

Mount Fagiolo: 546, 560

Mount Farneto: 576

Mount Fronte: 129, 131-2

Mount Gallera: 528

Mount Gaudio: 509

Mount Gianguzzo (Point 583): 128

Mount Gildone: 244

Mount Giovi: 486, 599

Mount Grande: 591, 596, 604-5, 655, illustration 656

Mount Gridolfo: 518

Mount Grosso: 590

Mount Ingotto: 240

Mount Judica: 137

Mount la Difensa (Hill 960): 454

Mount la Pieve: 604

Mount la Remetanea (Hill 907): 454

Mount Leucio: 413-14

Mount Lignano: 472-3

Mount Majo (Aurunci Mtns.): 406

Mount Majo (Hill 1259): 454-5

Mount Marino: 506

Mount Marrone: 516-18

Mount Miano: 239-40

Mount Miglio: 280

Mount Morello: 599

Mount Pedriccio: 523

Mount Peloso (Sicily): 144

Mount Peloso (Point 253): 518, 520

Mount Porchia: 454-5

Mount Radicino: 447-8

Mount Revisotto: 153, 156-9, 162-3, 165

Mount Sambuco: 237-9

Mount Sammucro:(Hill 1205): 454-5

Mount San Fratello: 171

Mount San Giorgio: 151-2

Mount San Giovanni: 505-6

Mount San Lucia: 147-8

Mount San Marco: 245-6

Mount Santa Maria: 137-8, 140-1

Mount Saraceno: 247

Mount Scalpello: 137-9

Mount Seggio: 153, 158-9, 162-3, 165

Mount Senario: 599

Mount Serione: 148-50

Mount Spaduro: 604

Mount Tiglio: 151

Mount Titano: 542

Mount Trebbio: 523

Mount Trocchio: 454-5

Mount Vairano: 256-7

Mount Verdone: 243, 248

Mount Veruca: 600

Mount Vulture: 231

Mozzagrogna: 288

Mugnone Canal: 485

Mules. See Transport

Munich: 198, 265

Muraglione Pass: 601

Murchie, Lt-Gen. J. C., CB, CBE, CD: 480, 658

Murdoch, Col. W. S., OBE, ED: 690

Murphy, Brigadier W. C., CBE, DSO, ED: 384, 410, 465, 475, 485, 597, 654, 656, 691-2

“Musket”, Operation: 186-7, 222

Mussolini, Benito:

on danger to Sicily, 7

conserves Italian navy, 54

deposition, 135-6, 169, 186, 195, 213, 216

objects to German troops in Italy, 59, 194

rescued by Skorzeny, 265

heads Republican Fascist administration, 265, 267, 271, 591

launches attack in Western Italy, 641

other refs 53, 120n, 140, 180, 184, 331

Mussolini Canal: 456

–N–

NAAFI: 362

Naples:

supplies Sicily, 47

enemy defence dispositions, 169, 193, 195-6, 201, 217

Allied objective, 183-4, 186, 215, 224, 230

air attacks on, 200-1

captured, 232

administrative centre, 350-1, 362, 392

Timberwolf”, 352-3, 355, 359

leave centre, 658

GOLDFLAKE, 660, 662, 664

other refs 10, 59, 218, 235, 273-4, 383n, 384, 393, 453, 608, 645n, 671, illustration 544

Naples, Gulf of: 224

Naval support:

Sicily: 63-4, 67-8, 76, 172, 175

Southern Italy, 200, 203, 219

Termoli, 253, Elba, 462

Rimini, 524

The Riviera, 667-670

Naviglio Canal. See Canale Naviglio

Nebelwerfer: 417-18, 530n, illustration 416

Nelles, Admiral P. W., CB, RCN: 188n

Nelson, HMS: 200, 215n

Neroutsos, Lt-Col. C. H., DSO: 210, 221, 235-6

Netherlands, The: 59, 606, 645, 662

Newell, Maj. P. G., MC: 630

New Guinea: 4

New Zealand: 21

Nicastro: 220

Nice: 670

Nicolosi: 167

Nicosia:

operations on Agira–Nicosia road, 120-1, 130, 134

captured by US troops, 135

other refs 86, 94-5, 112, 114, 118n, 139, 153, 162

Nido del Corvo: 281, 283-5

Nijmegen: 663

Nile River: 9

Nissoria: 121-6, 128-9, 134, illustration 112

Nocera: 392-3

Norfolk House: 28-30, 189

Normandy:

invasion helped by Italian campaign, 19, 64n, 76n, 389, 463

other refs 29, 40, 60, 242n, 548, 645n, 677n

North Africa:

Allied landings, 4-5

no Canadian participation in landings, 23-5

Allied reinforcements from, 15, 17, 37, 135, 184-5, 222, 408n

air power based on, 118

McNaughton’s visit, 72, 177-8

Canadian troops in, 176, 340, 348-9

equipment from, 357, 359-60

other refs 8-9, 26, 30, 33-4, 36, 194, 213, 343, 351n

Northern France: 6, 7, 180, 374

Northern Ireland: 9, 351

North-West Europe:

operations planned, 5, 25

weighed against Italian campaign, 181-2, 662

employment of Canadians, 25, 343-4, 657-8

priorities in equipment for, 360

other refs 269, 464, 606-7, 674

see also Normandy. Norway: 24n, 453, 495, 650

Noto: 76, 78

Gulf of, 11, 14, 18, 62

Nova Siri Station: 225, 229

Nursing sisters: 175n, 352, 383

Nye, Lt-Gen. Sir Archibald E., GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, KCB, KBE, MC: 61n, 342n

–O–

“Octagon” Conference (Quebec, 1944): 657, 670

Ofenrohr. See Rocket launchers

Ofanto River: 224, 231-2

Office of Strategic Services (US): 677

Ogilvie, Maj. W. A., MBE: 156n

Ogliastro: 392

Olafson, Capt. E. A., MBE: 607

“Olga” Line: 476-7

“Olive”, Operation: 492-596

Ontario: 481

Operations. See by code name

Oppido: 209-11

Oran: 45-6

“Orange Blossom”. See “Morning Glory”

Oratino: 256-7, 261-2

Orcia River: 469

Orion, HMS: 79

Orsogna:

Allied objective, 323, 338, 366

attacked by New Zealand troops, 291, 321, 338

captured, 462

other refs 298, 304, 314, 321, 372, 379

Ortner, Lt-Gen. Bruno: 398, 416

Ortona:

described, 324

in German defence line, 266-7, 290-1, 303, 313

Allied objective, 288, 298-9, 304-8, 316

street fighting in, 325, 328-32

captured, 333

leave centre, 383

railhead, 621

casualties, 681n

other refs 274, 276, 302, 310-11, 314, 317, 320-3, 339, 364-5, 375, 414, 505, 571, 578, 652, 682, frontispiece, illustrations 304, 336

Ortona Cemetery: 298, 386

Orvieto: 462, 491

Ospedaletto: 533, 535, 539, 542-3

Osteria: 629, 631

Osteria Nuova: 513-16

Ostiglia: 674, 676

Ottawa: 3, 26-8, 180, 188, 342, 480, 660, 666

OVERLORD, Operation: 182-3, 271, 387-8, 464n, 479, 680

see also Normandy, North West Europe

“Oxford” Bridge: 402-3

–P–

Pachino:

enemy defences, 56, 66

HUSKY landings, 63, 67, 71-2

captured, 75

peninsula, 18. 51, 65, 141

airfield, 20, 63, 67-9, 77, 110

other refs 65, 79, 153, 166, 251, illustration 80

Padua: 464

Paestum: 217

Paget, Gen. Sir Bernard C. T., GCB, DSO, MC: 23n

Palata: 253-5

Palazzo Ceccarini: 527, 529

Palazzo des Vergers: 541-2, 544, 550

Palazzolo: 78, 85

Palazzo Paradiso: 554, 557

Palazzuolo: 601-3

Palermo: in HUSKY planning, 11-12, 14-17, 19

enemy defence precautions, 53, 60, 78, 91

captured, 114

other refs 86, 113, 135

Palestine: 449, 660

Palestrina: 449

Paliano: 450

Palli, Gulf of: 171

Palma di Montechiaro: 85n

Palmi: 116

Panaccioni: 403, 405-6

Pangman, Brigadier J. E. C., DSO, ED, CD: 205, 242, 257, 308, 337

Pantano Longarini: 65, 67, 69, 71-2

Pantelleria: 64

Panther tank. See Tanks

Anti-Tank Guns

Panzerschreck. See Rocket launchers

Parilli, Baron Luigi: 677

Paris: 660, 662

Partisans: 449, 474, 484-5, 513, 584, 610, 621-2, 677

Passano: 534

Patch, Lt-Gen. Alexander M.: 667

Paterno: 94, 102, 113, 119, 140, 164, 167

Pathans: 406

Patton Jr., Gen. George S., Hon. CB: 10, 62, 85, 91, 94, 113-15, 139, 171

“Paula” Line: 447-8

Pearson, Hon. Lester B., P.C., OBE: 73

Peloponnesus: 61-2

Penhale, Maj.-Gen. M. H. S., CBE, CD:

commands 3rd Brigade, 40, 691

in Sicily, 96, 120, 137, 140, 143-4, 189

in Southern Italy, 189, 204-5, 211, 223, 225, 227, 241, 243

appointed BGS at CMHQ, 264

other refs 691

Peniakoff, Lt-Col. Vladimir, DSO, MC: 236, 240, 245, 587, 609-11, 620-1

see also Part II-B, Popski’s Private Army

“Penknife”, Operation: 664-5

Pennapiedimonte: 366

Pergine: 473

Perkins, Maj. E. J., DSO, CD: 430-1, 434

Persian Gulf: 9

Perthshire: 32

Perugia: 458, 463, 466, 470, 481, 484, 661, 663

Pesa River: 477-8

Pesaro: 493-4, 496, 500, 513-14, 518, 523

Pescara: 234-5, 259, 276-8, 288, 290, 338, 366, 381, 397, 463;

Pescara River, 288

Pescia: 466-7;

Pescia River, 466-8

Pescolanciano: 279

Pescopennataro: 282, 380n

Petacciato: 288n,

Petralia: 94-5, 114

Petrella: 263

Petrignano: 470-1

Philadelphia, USS: 218

Philippeville: 38n, 178, 349, 351-2

Piangipane: 620, 622

Piani di Aspromonte: 208

Piano della Croce: 254-5

Piano di Moregine: 376, 382

PIATs: 32, 97-9, 130, 311, 432, 586-7, 652

Piazza Armerina: 55, 88, 92-7, 112

Piazza Municipale (Ortona): 325-6

Piazza San Tommaso (Ortona): 326

Piazza Vittoria (Ortona): 325

Pico: 410, 413, 417, 425

Pideura: 622, 632

Piedmont, Prince of: 57

Piedimonte (Liri Valley): 395-6, 410, 417, 425, 435

Piedimonte d’Alife: 450, 478

Pietracatella: 242

Pietracupa: 263

Pietransieri: 281

Pieve: 522

Pieve Sestina: 585-6, 589

Pignataro: 406-9, 414, 452

Pillboxes: 395-6, 496-7, 514

Pineta di Classe: 610

Pisa: 201, 266n, 462, 473, 498, 531, 665

Pisa-Rimini’Line: 234, 388, 399-400, 460, 463

Pisciatello River: 572n, 577, 579-80, 583-4, 586

Pisignano: 584

Pistoia: 462, 481, 488, 531, 601

Pizzo: 220

Plenipotentiary General in Italy: 495, 677

“Plough”, Operation: 453;

“Plough” Force: 670

Plow, Maj.-Gen. E. C., CBE, DSO, C:D.: 413, 423n, 500, 648n, 690

“Plymouth” Bridge: 402-3, 607

Po River, Po Valley:

defended by Gothic Line, 461

Allied objective, 463-4, 487-8, 498, 574

bridges bombed, 464, 499, 503

operations to reach, 510, 512, 533, 563, 602

Hitler forbids withdrawal to, 570-1

final offensive, 672, 674, 676-7, 680

other refs 5, 267, 526, 528, 536, 565-6, 582, 628, 653

Pofi: 43 9-40, 442-4, 446

Poggibonsi: 474, 476, 490

Poggiofiorito: 321

POINTBLANK, Operation: 272

Point Pellaro: 200, 205-6

Point 59: 336-7

Point 106: 424

Point 111: 514-15

Point 115: 517

Point 119: 519

Point 120: 514-16

Point 131: 519

Point 133: 515, 517

Point 146: 509-10

Point 147: 516

Point 204: 517-18, 520

Point 233: 502

Point 241: 503

Point 253: 518, 521

Point 268: 508-10

Point 305: 204

Point 332: 159

Point 344: 156-7

Point 393: 505

Point 482: 127

Point 484: 472

Point 533: 127

Point 535: 472

Point 543: 472

Point 583 (Mount Gianguzzo): 128, 133

Point 681: 259

Point 761: 262

Point 1009: 281, 283-4

Polack, Maj.-Gen. Dr. Fritz: 527, 554, 558, 591

Poland: 506

Polia: 195

Pontassieve: 482n, 486, 498, 597-9

Pontecorvo: 395-6, 405-6, 408-14, 416-17, 419-20, 424-9, 434-5, illustration 416

Ponte d’Augusto: 560n

Ponte dei 13 Archi: 241

Ponte della Pietra: 579-80

Pontedera: 498

Ponte di Tiberio (Rimini): 526, 560, 567, 573

Ponte Olivo: 12, 14, 18, 20, 62, 85

Ponte Regno: 429

Ponte Vecchio (Cesena): 592-3

Ponte Vecchio (Florence): 484-5

Pontine Flats: 456

Pontine Islands: 667

Pontoon bridges: 281-2, 627

Poole, Maj.-Gen. W. H. E., CB, CBE, DSO: 447, 450

Pope, Maj. 7. H. W. T.: 99

Pope, Lt-Gen. M. A., CB, MC, CD: 181n

Popoli: 234-5, 259, 276

Popski. See Peniakoff

Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the Royal Air Force The Viscount, CFA, KG, GCB, OM, DSO, MC: 181

Port Cros (Iles d’Hyères): 667, 669

Portello Grottacalda: 95-8

Porterforce: 596, 608-11, 614, 620-1, see also Horsbrugh-Porter

Portico: 601n

Porto Civitanova: 461, 663

Porto Corsini: 621-2, 644, 651

Porto Empedocle: 12n, 54, 85, 94

Porto San Giorgio: 656, 661

Porto San Venere: 230

Ports:

required for HUSKY, 11-14, 19-20

for maintenance in Italy, 183, 230, 274, 498

see also by name

Port Said: 46, 351n

Potenza: 193, 220, 224-33, illustration 240

Powers, Lt-Col. T. M.: 123, 125, 149

Pozzallo: 20, 78, 80

Pozzo Alto: 517-19, 521

Prato: 598-9

Pratomagno: 475, 602

Predappio Nuova: 591

Premuda (destroyer): 665

Prenestini Mtns.: 397, 449

Preston, Brigadier P. G. C., DSO: 543, 545

Prestwick: 383n

Prime Minister of Canada. See King, Rt. Hon. W. L. Mackenzie

Primieri, Gen. Clemente: 654

Primosole Bridge: 92

Prince Baudouin, HMS: 668

Prince David, HMCS: 668

Prince Henry, HMCS: 668

Prisoners of War. See Casualties

Public opinion: 20-2, 73, 658

Public relations: 73-5, 172-3, 328-9, 665-6

Pucciarelli: 467

Puglia: 188, see also Apulia

“Punch” Operation: 427-36, 439-40

Punjabis: 406, 478

Punta Braccetto: 56n

Punta Castellazzo: 65, 67-8

Punta delle Formiche: 65

Purves, Brigadier R. L., DSO: 467

Pyrenees: 184, 495

–Q–

“Quadrant” Conference (Quebec, 1943): 188-9, 271, 341-2, 387, 453, 680

Quartermaster-General’s Branch: 29-30

Quebec: 188, 214, 271, 354, 387, 657

–R–

Raapke, Lt-Gen. Wilhelm: 507, 511, 527

Rabbi River: 590, 610

Raddusa: 102, 120, 127, 137

Raddusa-Agira Station: 120, 137

Radicena: 207-9, 211

Ragusa: 62, 65, 78, 80-3, 88, 90, 93, 179

Rail rooter: 269n, illustration 272

Ralston, Col. The Hon. J. L., P.C., CMG, DSO, ED:

seeks employment for Canadians, 22

visits 1st Division, 285-6

supports “Timberwolf”, 341, 343

visits 5th Armoured Division 357, 1st Canadian Corps, 384, 573-4

other refs 481n, illustration 272

Ramillies, HMS: 669

Ramsay, Admiral Sir Bertram H., KCB, KBE, MVO: 63

Ramsden: Maj.-Gen. W. H. C., CB, CBE, DSO, MC: 28-9

Ram tank. See Tanks

Randazzo:

Allied operations against, 102, 110, 114,. 119, 164

captured, 170-1

other refs 86, 94, 115, 139, 153, 167

Rapido River: 375, 389, 394, 454-5, illustration 400

Rations: 208, 258, 286, 351, 362

“Rattle”, Exercise: 42

Ravenna:

Allied objective, 464, 492, 528, 532, 560, 567, 574, 596

German defences, 491, 512, 626, 644, 649

operations against, 608-9, 611-2, 614, 620

captured, 621, 640

1st Canadian Corps HQ at, 622, 661

other refs 585, 589, 593-4, 610, 627, 662, 665

Raven’s Nest. See Nido del Corvo

Raviscanina: 393, 434, 478

Recreation: 176, 233, 250, 383-4, 478, 577, 600, 608

“Red” Line: 493n

Red Sea: 39

“Red Shield Club, The”: 383

Reesor, Lt J. E., MC: 616n

Refugees: 143, 283, 286-7, 363

Regalbuto:

operations against, 124, 133, 139-40, 143-4, 147-53, 158

German defences, 131, 146, 154, 163

captured, 145, 152, 156

other refs 51, 101, 116n, 118n, 155, 160, 164, 179, illustration 112

Regalbuto Ridge: 147-9

Reggio Calabria: German defences, 117, 193

assault planned, 184-7, 189, 191, 199

bombarded, 200-1

assault landing, 180, 204-7, 210, 215

airfield, 189, 205-6

other refs 209, 221-2, 228, 230

Regione di Fendo: 364, 367-9

Reichswald Forest: 452, 663

Reid, Maj.-Gen. Denys W., CB, CBE, DSO, MC: 385

Reid, Brigadier W. W., DSO, ED: 514, 518, 627

Reinforcements:

Canadian, 37-8, 338-9, 347, 350-1, 670-1

inquiry by Ralston, 573-4

British, 594-5

Polish, 494

German, 58, 116-18, 187, 195-6, 272, 313, 373, 487

other refs 194, 271, 415

Reinhardt, Lt-Gen. Alfred: 527, 635-6, 639

Renaix: 662

Renault tank. See Tanks

Reno River: 566, 591, 644, 647, 650-2, 672, 674-6

Reserves:

lack of Canadian, 309

German, 469, 536

disposition of German, 398, 674-5

other refs 219, 332, 525, 530, 548, 561, 571

Rhine River: 662, 670

Rhodes: Maj. J. K., DSO: 589-90

Rhone River: 498, 669

Ricasoli: 474-5

Riccardi, Admiral Arturo: 47

Riccia: 243, 245-6

Riccione: 523, 525-7, 529, 538, 577, 607-8, 613, 663

Riccio River: 333-8, 364, 367-70, 376, 555n

“Richard, Case”: 373

Richards, Maj.-Gen. G. W., CB, CBE, DSO, MC: 33

Richardson, Maj.-Gen. A. A., DSO: 9, 223

Richardson, Brigadier C. A., DSO, CD: 470, 656

Rieti: 442, 460

Rimini:

German defences, 491, 527, 536, 540, 551, 563

Allied objective, 494, 499, 510, 524, 528, 531

operations to reach, 533-4, 538, 542, 545-7, 549, 554, 564

captured, 559

heavily damaged, 560

airfield, 541, 543-4, 554

HQ 1st Canadian Corps at, 607

Allied railhead, 621n

other refs 198, 526, 565-6, 608, 663, 665

Rimini Line: 530, 532, 542, 546, 552, 681n

Rimini-Pisa Line: 234

see also Pisa-Rimini Line

Rionero: 231

Rio San Martino: 421-2

Ripabianca Ridge: 532-3, 535, 539-40

Ripi: 438

Riposto: 170, 200

Riverforce: 610

Riviera, The: 464, 491, 571, 669-71, 674

Roach, Capt. W. D. L., DSO: 638

Roaf, Brigadier W. G. H., OBE, ED: 692

Roatta, Gen. Mario: 55-6, 188, 193n, 198, 202n

Roberts, HMS: 67-8, 79, 203

Robertson, Gen. Sir Brian H., GCB, GBE, KCMG, KCVO, DSO, MC: 350

Robinson, Brigadier G. W., CBE, ED: 444

Rocca Cinquemiglia: 281, 283-5

Rocca San Giovanni: 289, 379, 384, 662

Roccasecca: 435

Roccasecca Station, 430, 435-6

Roccaspromonte: 261-2

Rocket launchers: 329n, 409

Rodney, HMS: 200

Rodt, Lt-Gen. Eberhard: 117-18

“Roger” Beach: 65-7, 69-70

Roma (battleship): 345n

Romagna, The: 557, 565-7, 596

Rome:

Axis conference at, 47, 54

Allied objective, 183, 230, 234, 271, 273-4

German plans for defence of, 195-7, 237, 267, 270, 366, 373-4, 385, 394, 397-9, 437-8, 494, 571

air attacks on, 136, 200, 400, 404

and Italian capitulation, 214-16, 218

operations against, 285, 287, 339, 372, 388-90, 442, 444-5, 447, 449-50, 478, 680

bridges spared, 450n

First Special Service Force enters, 453, 457

operations to the north of, 458-62, 465-6, 479

leave centre, 577, 600, 608, 664-5

other refs 7, 135, 154n, 169, 248n, 328-9, 502, 661, 674, 681

Rome-Berlin Axis: 175

“Rome Line”: 259

Rommel, Field-Marshal Erwin:

occupies Italian border, 136

opposes withdrawal from Sicily, 169

commands Army Group “B”, 196, 198, 265

moves to North-West Europe, 269

other refs 8, 194, 266, 272

Ronco River: 567, 590-3, 596-7, 608-10, 614

Roosevelt, Franklin D.:

at Anfa meeting, 4

proclamation on HUSKY, 74

post-HUSKY plans, 181, 183, 187

Italian capitulation, 214

postponement of ANVIL, 387-8

refuges reinforcements to Italy, 595n

other refs 6, 24n, 73, 214

Rosamarina: 144

Rose, Fred, MP: 658

Rosolini: 79-80, 83

Ross, Brigadier J. S., DSO, CD: 648n, 691

Rosser, Lt Col. D. H., OBE: 557

Rothe, Maj.-Gen. Erich: 396n

Rotondella: 225

Rottiger, Gen. Pz. Tps. Hans: 470, 547, 558, 562, 570-1, 582, 588, 677-8

“Roundup”, Operation’ 5, 181-2

Rousseau, Capt. J. P. J., MM: 311

Roversano: 585

Rowe, Sgt. K. M., DCM: 518n

“Royal Canadian Avenue”: 298, 300, 303

Royal Canadian Mounted Police: 317n, illustration 368

Rubicon River: 572, 579

Ruffio: 579-80

Ruge, Vice-Admiral Friedrich: 173n

Ruhr, The: 172

Runkel, Col. Henning Werner, GSC: 243-4, 247-8, 470, 507, 536, 551, 573

Russell, Maj.-Gen. Sir Dudley, KBE, CB, DSO, MC: 407-8, 476, 600

Russell, Brigadier Nelson, CB, DSO, MC: 255

Russi: 611-16, 619-20, 623, 633, 644

Russia. See USSR

Rutherford, Brigadier W. S., ED: 367-8

–S–

Sacco River: 267, 274, 394, 397, 399, 438, 440-4, 446, 449-50

St. Essylt, transport: 45, 48

St. Nazaire: 464n

St. Quentin: 662

Salarola: 372

Salcito: 263

Salerno:

plans for Operation AVALANCHE, 184, 186-7, 209, 216, 228, 251

German defences, 196, 218

air attacks on, 201

the landings, 217, 223-4, 229

exploitation from, 230, 265

other refs 215, 220, 356, 362, 390-3, 658, 681n

Salerno, Gulf of: 186, 196, 212, 217, 222, 231n, 392, 478, 667

Saline River: 397

Salmon, Maj.-Gen. H. L. N., MC: 28-30, 43

Salso River: 51, 101, 120, 130-1, 139, 147-61, 163-4, 176, 179

Saltara: 502, 504, 507

Salter, Maj. W. J., MC, CD: 521n

Salto River: 567, 569-70, 572

Salvation Army: 250

San Bartolommeo in Galdo: 239-40, 244-5

San Benedetto Alps: 600

San Benedetto in Alpe: 601-2

San Cassiano: 603

San Cipriano: 392n

San Clemente: 526-7, 533

San Croce del Sannio: 246

Sanctuary Wood: 414

San Donato: 656

Chapel of, 298

see also Ortona Cemetery

Sanfatucchio: 466-7

San Fortunato: 528, 532, 537, 539, 542, 544-6, 549, 552, 554-7, 560n, 586

San Fortunato Ridge: 162, 526, 533, 546-7, 551-2, 554, 556, 558-9, 565, illustration 544

San Francisco Conference: 666

San Giacomo: 254-5

San Giorgio a Liri: 405, 407

San Giovanni (on the Liri): 429

San Giovanni Incarico: 417, 429, 439

San Giovanni in ‘Marignano’: 519, 522-3, 536, 607

San Giuliano: 249, 258

Sangro River:

German defence line, 238, 263, 310

Allied assault across, 273, 275-7

3rd Brigade on upper Sangro, 278, 280-2, 284-8

other refs 274, 289-92, 316, 324, 327, 330, 338, 372, 380n, 488

San Leonardo: 289, 291-3, 295-305, 307-8, 320

San Lorenzo (Calabria): 207

San Lorenzo in Correggiano: 532-3, 537, 539-42, 545-6, 549-50, 553, 556, 561

San Lorenzo in Monte: 546, 554-8

San Lorenzo in Strada: 529, 538

San Marco: 239

San Marino: 542, 546, 552, 560-1

San Martino (Apennines): 603

San Martino in Fiume: 583, 586

San Martino in Monte l’Abate: 532-3, 539, 541-5, 549-51, 553

San Martino in Riparatta: 559

San Mauro: 567, 569, 572-3

San Michele di Ganzeria: 85n, 87, 93

San Nicola: 316, 328, 334-7, 376

Sannio Mtns.: 235, 241, 246

San Pancrazio (Arezzo Line): 472-3

San Pancrazio (Romagna): 610, 612-13, 615, 619-20

San Patrignano: 533, 540, 543

San Piero: 598-9

San Pietro (Sangro Valley): 280-4, 287, illustration 272

San Pietro Infine: 454

San Pietro in Vincoli: 609

San Polo Matese: 257-8

San Salvo: 288n

San Savino: 534

San Severo: 646

Sansom, Lt-Gen. E. W., CB, DSO, CD: 346, illustration 656

San Stefano (Biferno Valley): 256-7

San Stefano (Calabria): 193, 205, 207

San Stefano (Sicily): 86, 88, 118, 135, 139

San Stefano (Romagna): 609

Santa Caterina: 191, 205

Santa Cristina: 209

Sant’ Adrian: 603

Santa Elena, transport: 352

Sant’ Agata: 169, 171, 393

Santa Giustina: 560, 568

Sant’ Alberto: 622, 647, 649-50, 674

Santa Maria (Rimini): 559

Santa Maria di Castellabate: 667

Santa Maria di Scacciano: 527, 529

Sant’ Angelo (Foglia R.): 509

Sant’ Angelo (Romagna): 567, 577-8, 584

Sant’ Angelo (Sangro Valley): 280-2

Sant’ Angelo d’Alife: 478

Sant’ Angelo in Teodice: 402-7

Sant’ Antimo: 549, 551

Sant’ Apollinare: 289-90, 295, 300

Sant’ Aquilina: 546, 549, 552

Sant’ Arcangelo (Lucania): 226

Santarcangelo (Romagna): 567-8, 570

Santa Teresa: 199-200, illustration 208

Santerno River: 561, 571, 591, 598, 602, 604, 611, 613, 640, 655, 672, 675

Sant’ Eufemia, Gulf of: 190, 220

Sant’ Oliva: 395-6, 410

San Tommaso: 316, 328, 334-7

San Tommaso (Ortona), Church of: 325, frontispiece

Santo Spirito: 349

San Vito (Romagna): 567-9

San Vito Chietino: 276, 289-90, 331, 334, 383

Sapri: 220, 223, 230

Sardinia:

German forces in, 53, 58-9, 194, 196

Germans fear Allied assault on, 6, 61-2, 78, 188

in Allied planning, 7, 24, 181, 186-7

air attacks on, 47-8

evacuated by Germans, 169, 216n

other refs 54, 175, 351n, 665

Saunders, Lt-Col. A. L.: 589, 616

Saunders, L/Cpl. R. D., MM: 518n

Savannah, USS: 218

Savignano: 570, 572, 574, 576-7

Savio River: 567, 574-5, 577, 579-80, 582-94, 596-7, 609, 665

Scaldino: 612

Scalea: 232

Scaletta: 171, 192

Scanzano: 225, 228, 231

Scarab, HMS: 524n

Schell, Lt-Col. H. R.: 257

Schmalz, Lt-Gen. Wilhelm: 60, 78, 91

Schulz, Gen. Inf. Friedrich: 677-8

Schulz, Lt-Gen. Karl Lothar: 405-6

Sciacca: 11, 14-17, 114

Scicli: 83

Scilla: 206

Scoglitti: 75

Scolo Rigossa: 576-9, 584

Scolo Via Cupa: 615-16, 619-20

“Scorched earth” policy: 280-1, 286-7

Scordia: 88, 94, 166-8

Scorpions: 167n

Scotland: 32-3, 39, 41, 43, 168

Searchlights: 555, 625, 630, see also Artificial moonlight

Secco River: 505

Second Front: 5-6

Sele: 219, 231n

Senger Riegel. See Adolf Hitler Line

Senger and Etterlin, Gen. Inf. Fridolin von: 59-60, 76, 90, 395

Senio River:

Allied operations to reach, 611, 613, 624, 631-3, 636-41

1st Armd. Brigade in Senio Valley, 602-3, 656, 661

crossed, 675-6

other refs 601, 644, 646-7, 651, 654, 663, 672, 681

Sensoli: 540

Seraph, HMS: 61n

Serchio River: 641

Serre Mtns.: 190, 206, 220-1

Serrungarina: 502, 504

Sessano: 277-9

“Sextant” Conference (Cairo): 274, 387

Sfax: 46

Sferro: 113, 167

SHAEF: 660, 671

Shaw, Sgt. R. J., MM: 409n

Sherman tank. See Tanks

Sherman bulldozer: 300-1, 534, 552

Shipping: for HUSKY, 15-16, 40-1

for build-up on Italian mainland, 271-3

diverted to North-West Europe, 339

for “Timberwolf “, 344-5

for ANVIL, 491

for GOLDFLAKE, 660, 663-4

losses of, 45-6, 80-1, 189, 345n, 352

enemy, 169, 172, 174, 213

other refs 7, 187, 210n, 222, 680

Shoosmith, Maj.-Gen. S. N., CB, DSO, OBE: 549, 552

Sicilian Straits: 64

Sicily:

described, 50-3

enemy defences, 6, 53, 55-7, 113, 193

German garrison, 58-62, 90-1, 106, 116-17, 134, 154n, 194-5

offensive planned, 7-10, 15-17, 24

Allied air attacks, 47-8, 119

evacuation of, 169-70, 172-4, 192, 1%-7

air support for infantry, 323

casualties, 174, 681n

other refs 19-20, 38, 64, 77, 323

Sieckenius, Maj.-Gen. Rudolf: 251, 254-5

Siena: 471, 476, 482, 484, 490, 596

Sieve River: 486, 531, 598-9, 601

Signals: equipment, 46, 79, 126-7, 141

in air support control, 111-12

deception schemes, 276-7, 391-2, 664-5

wireless failure, 144, 191, 260, 370, 420, 508, 534, 619

jamming, 424, 558, 665

other refs 318, 369n, 390-1, 423, 621

Sila Mtns.: 190, 220

Sillaro River: 604, 672, 675

Simbruini Mtns.: 442, 447, 465

Simeto River: crossing of, 156, 158-62, 164-5

other refs 63, 92, 94, 101, 153-4, 166, 168, 170

Simonds, Lt-Gen. G. G., CB, CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 1st Division, 30

flies to Cairo, 30-2

HUSKY landings, 63, 66, 69-70

advance inland, 72, 79, 82, 88, 92-3, 96, 100

Leonforte, 101-3

Agira, 120-2, 124, 126-8

Regalbuto, 146-7, [.149ff]

Salso Valley, 154, 156, 158-61

McNaughton’s visit, 177-8

BAYTOWN, 189, 204-7, 209-10

Southern Italy, 220-1, 223, 225, 228, 231, 235

sickness, 233, 355

resumes command, 259

commands 5th Armoured Division, 264, 346, 354

employment of 1st Division, 340-1

equipment of 5th Division, 356-9

commands 2nd Corps, 379

other refs 37, 39, 44, 86, 112, 168, 179, 199, 341, 645n, 663, 690-1, illustration 272

Skinner, Sgt. D. G., DCM: 557

Skorzeny, Obersturmbannführer Otto: 265n

Sloterdijk, transport: 353

Slovenia: 196, 265-6

Smith, Maj. D. E., MC: 630

Smith, Sgt. E. A., VC: 587

Smith, Lt-Col. H. A., DSO, MC: 309, 311-12, 314

Smith, Maj.-Gen. J. D. B., CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 5th Armd. Brigade, 352

Hitler Line, 427, 429, 433

Ceprano, 442-3

BGS 1st Corps, 515

temporarily commands 1st Division, 607

commands 1st Brigade, 623

operations in The Romagna, 613-14, 616-17, 629-30, 634

other refs 690-2, illustration 656

Smith, Gen. Walter Bedell, Hon. GBE, Hon. KCB: 214

Smith, H./Maj. Waldo E. L., MC: 320

Smoke, smoke-screens:

Ortona Salient, 369

Liri Valley, 410, 424

Rimini Line, 533, 535, 544, 546, 553

The Romagna, 590, 615, 630, 637, 639

Snow, Brigadier T. E. D’O., OBE, CD: 385-6, 439-40, 445, 451, 692

Somerville, Lt-Col. R. B., DSO: 514, 573

Sora: 438, 442

Sorrento: 218

Sousse: 46, 48, 118

Southern, Maj. K. J., DSO: 108-9

Southern Europe: 7, 194, 388, 657

Southern France:

German forces in, 175, 194, 400, 511, 679

British oppose landings, 181

assault planned, 387-8, 457, 463-4, 487

Operation DRAGOON, 493, 498, 597, 632, 667, 680

other refs 5, 216

Soviet Union. See USSR

Spaatz, Gen. Carl, Hon. GBE: 111

Spain: 45, 61, 345n

Spalla Bassa: 409

Sparling, Maj.-Gen. H. A., CBE, DSO, CD: 354, 443, 648n, 690-1

Spezia: 54, 266, 345n, 487, 496, 672, 676

Spezzano: 223

Spinazzola: 231-2

Spinete: 258-63

Spitsbergen: 27, 31

Spoleto: 497

Spry, Maj.-Gen. D. C., CBE, DSO, CD:

commands RCR in Southern Italy, 236-7, 239, 248

San Leonardo, 298, 300, 302

commands 1st Brigade, 316

Ortona, 318-19, 334-5, 376-7

Hitler Line, 407, 413, 424

commands 12th Brigade, 481

other refs 177n, 501, 691-2

Squillace, Gulf of: 190, 193, 221

Stalin, Generalissimo J. V.: 182

Stalingrad: 4, 6, 59, 62, 115, 328

Stein, Maj.-Gen. C. R. S.: 346

Sterlin, Lt M.: 300-3

“Sterlin Castle”: 302-3

Stimpato: 167

Stone, Col. J. R., DSO, MC: 556n, 579, 588, 630, 638

Strada Molinazza: 648-9

“Strangle”, Operation: 400

Straorini: 205, 207

Straubenzee, Lt-Col. H. H. van, DSO, OBE: 521

Strengths:

comparative, 17-18, 272-3, 399, 530, 562-3, 672, 678-9

Canadian, 39n, 664, 681

naval, 63-4

air, 53-4, 64, 111, 400

German, 55, 194-5, 231, 240n, 265, 269, 388, 416, 466n, 612, 641

Italian, 55, 193, 641, 654

other refs 375, 406n, 499, 507-8

Stretcher bearers: 155, 370, 378

Strong, Maj.-Gen. Sir Kenneth, CB, OBE: 214

Stroud, Maj. M. A. G.: 236

Stuart, Lt-Gen. K., CB, DSO, MC:

Chief of the General Staff, 22

urges employment of Canadians, 25

in North Africa, 177n

in Italy, 451n

and “Timberwolf”, 341, 343, 354

Chief of Staff at CMHQ, 451

on GOLDFLAKE, 657

other refs 24, 26, 188, 480

Stuart tank. See Tanks

Student, Col.-Gen. Kurt: 76

“Stymie”, Exercise: 42

Subiaco: 442, 450, 465

Submarines: allied, 31, 49, 65

enemy, 45, 47-8, 54, 79, 345, 352

see also by name

“Sugar” Beach: 65, 67-8, 70

Sulmona: 278, 281, 287

Supply & Maintenance:

15th Army Group, 270, 389

Eighth Army, 223, 230, 250, 290, 323, 393, 621

Canadian forces, 34-9, 221-2, 258, 286, 334, 348-50, 360-2

enemy in Sicily, 47, 94, 116-17, 119

in Italy, 215, 224, 254n, 268-9

other refs 41, 80-2, 106, 290, 335, 380n, 386, 645n

see also Ports

Shipping

Transport

Surrey: 346

Sussex: 32-3, 43, 346

Sussex Downs, 28

Sutcliffe, Lt-Col. B. A., DSO, ED: 69, 97, 103-4

“Swift”, Operation: 28

Switzerland: 498, 677

“Sword and Drum”: 383

Syracuse: in HUSKY planning, 12n, 14, 18-20, 62-3

enemy forces at, 55-7, 78, 85

captured, 75

other refs 38n, 77, 86-7, 91-2, 166, 353, 359

Syria: 385

–T–

Tammaro River: 246

Tangier: 213

Tanks:

types

Allied, 33, 356, 358, 430

German, 89, 429, 456

Italian, 56

support infantry, Sicily, 106, 130, 133, 160

Southern Italy, 257, 294-5, 301-2, 307-15, 323

Ortona, 326-7, 336

Liri Valley, 402-3, 409

advance to the Arno, Chap. XV passim

Gothic Line, 509-10, 517

Rimini Line, 534-6, 540-1, 552-3

The Romagna, 569-70, 580, 614, 646, 648

Apennines, 601-4

in artillery role, 382-3, 655-6

tank-hunting, 586-7

operations restricted, 232, 334-5, 439-43

Allied losses, 237, 409-11, 419-20, 430-1, 445, 544, 562

German losses, 174, 431, 548, 651

other refs 34, 93, 173, 355, 359, 393, 414, 422, 568, 647, 677

see also Armour

Taormina: 170, 178, 200, 353, 362

Taranto: 54, 184, 186, 201, 209, 222, 230, 253

Gulf of, 184

Tavarnelle: 476

Tavollo River: 552

Tavulla. See Tomba di Pesaro

Taylor, Gen. Maxwell D., Hon. KBE,. Hon. CB, Hon. DSO: 215

Tedder, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord, GCB: 8, 14, 18, 111, 214

Teheran. See “Eureka” Conference

Termini Imerese: 114

Termoli: 240, 251-5, 393

Terni: 230, 274, 442, 458, 470

Terracina: 374, 395, 398, 425, 437

Terreti: 205, 209

Thompson, Sgt. K. P., DCM: 587

Thomson, Lt-Col. S. W., DSO, MC, CD: 245, 305, 330, 419, 542n, 545

Thrace: 184

Thruster, HMS: 40

Thurston, transport: 353

Tiber River:

proposed delivery of anti-tank guns, 214-15

bridges spared by Germans, 450, 457

other refs 271, 390-1, 398, 404, 442, 465-6, 460, 488

Ticchiena, Convent of: 448. Ticino: 672, 676

“Tiger”: objective west of Agira, 128-30, 134

Tiger tank. See Tanks. Tigliano: 486

“Timberwolf”, Operation: 340-55, 364

“Tin Hats, The”: 383

Tito, Marshal: 217, 659

Tivoli: 450

Tollo: attacks towards, 333-4, 367-8, 376-8

other refs 291, 306, 323, 328, 364, 370, 380, 383

“Tom”: objective at Arnara, 414

Tomba di Pesaro: 514, 518-19, 521, 523

Tomba Ridge: 516-17, 561

Toppo Felici: 245

Toppo Fornelli: 241-2

“Torch”, Operation: 5-7, 11, 24, 36

Torella: 259-63, 277

Toronto: 21

“Toronto”: objective north-east of San Leonardo, 299-300

Torre Mucchia: 328n, 333, 336-7, 366

Torrente la Catola: 239, 241

Torrente Quirino: 257, 259

Torrente Sinarca: 255

Torrente Tammarecchia: 246

Torrente Tappino: 241-3, 248

Torrente Torbido: 191-2

Torrice: 434, 444-5. Toulon: 667

Toussaint, Gen. Inf. Rudolf: 495n

Tow, Brigadier D. K., OBE, ED: 31, 34, 38, 349, 692

“Tower Hill” (Regalbuto): 148-9, 151

“Trafalgar”: objective on Tollo road, 376

Traffic control: 40, 287, 446, 481, 501

lack of, 428, 435, 451-2, 516

Training: for HUSKY, 20, 32-3, 39

for BAYTOWN, 198-9

for ANVIL, 667

combined operations, 28, 32-3, 41-2, 658, 667

mountain, 20, 33

infantry-tank, 465, 467-8, 479

infantry-artillery, 479

street-fighting, 324

Italian troops’ lack of, 56-7

other refs 176, 332, 391-2

Transport: mechanical, 34-7, 80-4, 221-3, 355, 663

shortage of, 46, 199, 354, 360

mule, 37, 81, 141, 154, 156n, 315

illustrations 112, 240

rail, 230, 597, 621

troop, 39-43, 202-4, 351-3, 660, 662-5, 667-9

other refs 172-4, 448, 458-9

see also Convoys, Ferries, Shipping

Trapani: 12, 114

Trasimene, Lake: 459, 461-2, 466-7, 488, 496

Trasimene Line: 466, 468-70, 475, 478

see also “Albert-Frieda” Line

Traversara: 624

Trecastagni: 168

Treviso: 675n

“Trident’ Conference (Washington): 181, 183, 188

Trieste: 217, 464, 674, 677

Trigno River: 259, 263, 275, 277, 279-80, 288n, 316

Tripoli: 5, 45-6, 53, 166-7

Tripolitania: 5, 8

Triquet, Lt-Col. Paul, VC: 141, 312, 314

Tri-wound Scheme: 608n

Troia: 240

Troina: operations against, 110-12, 128, 134n, 152-4, 163-4, 170-1

other refs 86, 94-5, 114, 157, 159-60

Troina River: 101, 149, 151, 153-4, 156-62, 164-5

Troon: 39

Truscott, Gen. Lucian K., Jr., Hon. CB: 425, 437, 449, 632, 641, 643, 667, 674-5

Tsakalotos, Col. Thrassivoulos: 538, 559, 563

Tuker, Lt-Gen. Sir Francis, KCIE, CB, DSO, OBE: 372

Tunis: 46, 178, 273, 388

Tunisia: campaign in, 14, 17, 58-9, 194

as base, 3-4, 11, 64, 111

other refs 9, 118, 149, 154n, 529

Tuori: 472

Turkey: 6, 181

Tuscany: 459, 474, 487

Tweedie, Lt-Col. F. D., ED: 95, 97, 205

Tweedsmuir, Lt-Col. The Lord, OBE: 104-6, 124-5, 238, 263

Tyrrhenian Sea: 279, 389, 459

–U–

Udine: 571

Ulich, Maj.-Gen. Max: 118

Umbria: 442, 468, 493

Undine, HMS: 524n

United Kingdom:

Canadian forces in, 20-1, 23-5, 27, 37, 39n, 41, 264, 347, 354, 363

return of formations to, 182-3, 340-4

supplies Canadian forces, 357-61

other refs 9, 20, 22, 36, 38, 62, 339, 346, 348-9, 657, 664, 670

United States: 21, 36, 75, 464

Unrivalled, HMS: 49n

Urbino: 513, 607-8

Urchin, HMS: 524n

Urquhart, Maj.-Gen. R. E., CB, DSO: 120, 127, 133, 148, 151

Uso River: 567-70, 572-3, 596, illustration 624

USSR: 5-6, 24n, 26, 154, 175, 182, 213, 387

–V–

Vaiano: 466-8, 470

Val di Chiana: 466, 471

Valguarnera: 92, 95-103, 105, 112-13, 120

Valiano: 470

Valiant, HMS: 200, 219

Valli di Comacchio: 566, 592, 612, 622, 644-7, 650-1, 653-4, 672, 674, 676

Vallo: 224

Valmontone: 397, 399, 425, 437-8, 441-2, 447, 449, 453, 456-7

Vancouver: 21

Var River: 670

Varapodio: 211

Variano: 568-9

Vastogirardi: 280

Vatican, The: 213

Velletri: 397, 429n, 437, 449

Venafro: 248n, 384

Venetian Line: 674, 677

see also Adige River

Venice: 290, 324, 498-9, 512n, 653, 674-5, 677

Gulf of, 677

Ventena River: 522

Verona: 464, 498, 672, 674, 676

Via Adriatica: 522, 560n, 567, 594, 609-10, 622

see also Highway No. 16

Via Aguta: 626-7

Via Chiara: 631, 636-8

Via Cocchi: 626-9, 631

Via Cogollo: 626-7, 630

Via del Canale: 631

Via Guarno: 632, 637-9

Vian, Admiral of the Fleet ‘Sir Philip, GCB, KBE, DSO: 31, 40, 64, 67, 70, 218

Via Nazionale (Rome): 479

Via Pozzarda: 638-9

Via Prenestina: 450

Via Reale: 631, 648, 652

see also Highway No. 16

Viareggio: 198

Via Rossetta: 636, 639

Via Sant’ Antonio: 636-7, 640, 648

Via Savarna: 647-50

Via Tripoli (Ortona): 325-6

Vicchio: 599-600

Victor Emmanuel, HM King: 135-6, 216

Victoria Cross: 314, 434, 476, 587, 603

Vienna: 519

Vietinghoff genannt Scheel, Col.-Gen. Heinrich von:

commands Tenth Army, 195, 198

operations in Southern Italy, 217, 220, 224, 267-9, 278, 366, 371

Battle for Rome, 394, 407, 417, 425, 429n, 436, 449

Gothic Line, 488, 490, 511-12, 523

Rimini Line, 528, 536, 540, 547n, 548, 557-8

tribute to Canadians, 564

orders defence in depth, 571

temporarily C-in-C South West, 592

fighting in Apennines, 591, 601, 604

The Romagna, 615, 619, 623, 626-7, 635, 645

commands Army Group “C”, 672

final offensive, 675-6

German capitulation, 677

other refs 461, 493, 503, 565, 574, 582-3, 591, 650

Villa, train ferry: 174

Villa Belvedere: 554-6, 561

Villa Caldari: 291-2, 295, 321

Villa Grande: 306, 316, 323, 328, 333-4, 336-7, 376, 381, 500n

Villa Grappa: 573

Villa Jubatti: 291, 321

Villanova: 386, 622, 624, 626-8

Villapiana: 224-5, 230

Villa Rogatti: 291-4, 296-7, 305, 310, 321, illustration 304

Villa San Giovanni: 117, 189, 191-2, 201, 206

Villa Strada: 467

Villeneuve Loubet: 669, 671

Vinchiaturo: 235, 241-3, 247, 249, 256-7, 259, 275, 279, 317, 385

“Vino” Ridge: 306, 320

Vischiataro Hill: 455

Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) Act 1933: 347

Viterbo: 398, 458, 465

Vitulazio: 393

Vizzini: 55, 85-91, 133, 179

Vokes, Maj.-Gen. C., CB, CBE, DSO, CD:

commands 2nd Brigade, 31

in Sicily, 40, 68, 107-9, 128-9, 131-3, 154, 156-7, 159, 161-3

commands 1st Division, 233, 354

Southern Italy, 205, 209, 243-4, 247-8

Moro R., 289, 291, 297-8, 300

Ortona, 305-7, 309-10, 313-15, 336, 338-9

Ortona Salient, 354, 382, 384

Hitler Line, 407-8, 411-13, 420, 422, 424, 426-7, 434

Frosinone, 445-7

Florence, 485, 492

Gothic Line, 505, 507-10, 514, 519-20

Rimini Line, 526, 542, 545-6, 549, 551, 553-4

The Romagna, 576-7, 579, 583, 585, 588, 590, 593

commands 4th Armoured Division, 606

stresses value of flexibility, 378-9

other refs 264, 284, 376, 563, 690-1, illustrations 272, 400

Vokes, Lt-Col. F. A.: 40, 428-9, 443, 517, 620

Vokes Force: 428-9

Volturara: 238-9, 246

Volturno River, Volturno Valley: Canadian training and rest area, 384, 405-6, 450, 478-9, 482

other refs 241, 251, 259, 274, 379, 392n, 403

Vosges Mtns.: 670

–W–

Waibel, Col. Max, GSC (Swiss): 677

Walcheren: 674n

Walker, Brig.-Gen. E. A., Hon. OBE: 667n, 669-70

Walker, Lt-Col. J. R., MC, ED: 255

Wallace, Lt J. F., MC: 255n

Walsh, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey, CBE, DSO, CD: 31

Walsh, Maj.-Gen. G. P., CB, CBE, DSO: 39

War art, Canadian:478, 608

War Cabinet, British: 3, 341

War Committee of the Cabinet:

Sicily, 22, 25

Italy, 341-3, 657-8, 660

see also Government, Canadian. War Department (US): 5, 74

War Office (UK): HUSKY planning, 3, 17, 20, 26, 28-9, 35

and “Timberwolf”, 345-6, 348

and Canadian supply, 357-8, 361

other refs 33, 39, 74, 350, 479, 658

Ward, Lt-Gen. Sir Dudley, KBE, CB, DSO: 467, 472-3, 475, 539, 545, 549, 552, 560, 592

Ware, Brigadier C. B., DSO, CD: 208, 261, 292, 294-5, 418, 423

Warlimont, Gen. Arty. Walter: 460, 528

Warren, HMS: 42

Warsaw: 507

Warspite, HMS: 200, 219, 345n

Washington: 16-17, 73-4, 180-1, 183-4, 188, 341n, 632,

Wasps. See Flamethrowers

Waterman, Lt-Col. R. S. E., DSO, CD: 420-1

Waterproofing: tanks, 34

vehicles, 199

Watson, Lt-Col. W. deN., DSO, MC, CD: 294

Waye, L/Cpl. H. S., MM: 244n

Weasels: 607

Wedemeyer, Lt-Gen. Albert C., Hon. CB: 114n

Weeks, Maj.-Gen. E. G., CB, CBE, MC, MM, CD: 573, 658, 692

Weeks, Lt-Gen. Ronald, KCB, CBE, DSO, MC, TD: 348-9

Weir, Brigadier C. E., CB, CBE, DSO: 532

Weir, Brigadier J. B., OBE, ED: 367, 369-70

Welfare: 177, 320, 330, 383, see also Auxiliary Services

Recreation

Welsh, Maj. G. A., DSO, ED: 109

Wentzell, Maj.-Gen. Fritz:

Chief of Staff, Tenth Army, 243-4

construction of Gothic Line, 495-6

faulty intelligence, 470, 488, 503, 511

Chief of Staff, Army Group “C”, 678

other refs 247, 257, 303, 313, 325, 379, 425, 507-8, 547-8, 558, 562, 588, 597

Western France: 463

Western front: 429, 465, 641, 660, see also North-West Europe

Western Holland: 663-4,

Western Task Force (Force 343): 10-11, 14, 16, 32, 42, 44

Westphal, Gen. Cav. Siegfried: 325, 373n, 379, 390-1, 395, 437, 450n

“Whipcord”, Operation: 9

Whistling Hill: 144

White House, The: 181, 680

Whiteside, Sgt. R. B., DCM: 260

Wilder Force: 583-4

Williamson, Col. D. D.: 453-5

Williamson, Lt-Col. H., OBE, ED: 690

Wilson, Lt-Col. G. G. H.: 30

Wilson of Libya, Field-Marshal Lord, GCB, GBE, DSO:

C-in-C Mediterranean, 339

and ANVIL, 387-8, 462-4, 669n

other refs 570, 596, 599, 632, 657-8, 680

Wimberley, Maj.-Gen. D. N., CB, DSO, MC: 32

Winter Line: 366, 387, 394-5, 454, 459

see also Bernhard Line

Witthoft, Gen. Inf. Joachim: 512n

Wolff, S.S. Gen. Karl: 677-8

“Wolfschanze”: 266

Worthington, Maj.-Gen. F. F., CB, MC, MM, CD: 27-8

Wrong, H. Hume: 21n

Wyman, Brigadier R. A., CBE, DSO, ED: 28, 33, 166, 168, 253, 255n, 302, 692, illustration 272

–X–

“X” Force: 210-12, 220

–Y–

“Yellow Line”: 85n

Yugoslavia: 181, 400, 595, 658, 678n

Young Men’s Christian Association: 25

–Z–

Zafferana Etnea: 168

Ziegler, Brigadier W. S., CBE, DSO, ED: 384,

Zangen, Gen. Inf. Gustav von: 374, 460, 494-6. 423n, 425, 449, 500, 546, 548, 691

Ziegler, Gen. Arty. Heinz: 592

Zutphen: 664

Index: Part 2 – Formations, Units and Corps

A. Canadian Forces

Air Force

Royal Canadian Air Force: 48, 77, 383n

Formations and Units–

No. 331 Wing: 48

No. 417 (City of Windsor) Squadron: 77, 288, 456n, 547n

No. 420 (City of London) Squadron: 48

No. 424 (City of Hamilton) Squadron: 48

No. 425 (Alouette) Squadron: 48

Army

Armoured Corps. See Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Army, First Canadian:

to reunite after HUSKY, 340, 343-4

equipment for, 361

change in command, 384

reunion in North-West Europe, 606, 656-66

Army Group Royal Canadian Artillery, No. 1: England, 347

Italy, 380, 401, 446, 500, 544n, 546, 614, Appendix C, see also Units, Artillery

Army Service Corps. See Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Army Troops, First Canadian: Appendix C

Artillery. See Royal Canadian Artillery

Brigades–

Armoured–

1st:

designation, 276

Sangro R., 288

Moro R., 298

Liri Valley, 390, 401-2

Trasimene Line, 465, 467, 470, 475

Apennines, 597, 603, 605, 654

Operation GOLDFLAKE, 663-5

other refs 301n, 318, 340, 345, 349, 384, 474, 476, 486, 490, 511, 564, 661, Appendix A, Appendix C, see also 1st Canadian Army Tank Brigade

4th: 161

5th:

England, 346

command, 354

equipment, 355, 607

Liri Valley, 427-8, 435, 441-2

Conca R., 526, 528

Coriano Ridge, 533

Cumberland Force, 584

Cervia, 607

Lamone R., 624, 627

Sant’ Alberto, 647

other refs 391-2, 481, 572

Army Tank–

1st: training, 27-8, 32-4

equipment, 33, 35

Sicily, 166-8

Italy, 232

redesignation, 276

other refs 4, 41, 178, 185n, 264

see also 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade

Infantry–

1st:

training, 33, 39, 41

moves to Sicily, 40, 66-67, 69-70

advances inland, 79-80, 83

Grammichele, 88, 90

Valguarnera, 92, 96-8, 100

Assoro, 101, 103, 107, 110

Agira, 120-1, 124, 127-8, 134

Leonforte, 135

Regalbuto, 149-51

Southern Italy, 205, 207, 221, 223, 225, 228-9, 231-2

Lucera, 235

Motta Montecorvino, 237-8

Fortore R., 240

Campobasso, 248-9

Biferno R., 256-7, 259, 261, 263-4, 277

Moro R., 289-90, 294, 296

San Leonardo, 298

“Cider” Crossroads, 314-16, 333-6

Tollo road, 375-6

Ortona Salient, 364, 367, 385

Hitler Line, 407-9, 412-16, 424

Ferentino, 447-9

Anagni, 450

Florence, 484

Gothic Line, 501-2, 505, 512

Rimini Line, 526, 529, 538, 540, 543

Pisciatello R., 577-9

Donegaglia R., 580

Lamone R., 613, 616, 619, 623, 625

Naviglio Canal, 627-30

Fosso Vecchio, 634-5

other refs 90, 165, 199, 240, 292, 306, 559

2nd:

training, 33, 39

moves to Sicily, 40-1, 67-8

advances inland, 71-2, 79-83, 90, 92

Piazza Armerina, 93

Leonforte, 100, 102, 107, 110, 120

Valguarnera, 101

Assoro, 120-1

Agira, 127-8, 133-5

Salso Valley, 149, 151, 153-4, 156-7, 159, 163, 165

Southern Italy, 205, 208-11, 223, 225, 228, 231, 235

advances to Vinchiaturo, 240, 242, 244, 246-7, 256

Biferno R., 256, 258-9, 261, 263

Moro R., 289, 291-2, 296, 298, 301

San Leonardo, 302

The Gully, 304-6

Ortona, 316, 320, 323-4, 333

Riccio R., 336, 370

Hitler Line, 412-14, 418-20, 422-3, 435

Frosinone, 445

Mount Radicino, 447-8

Arno R., 484

Gothic Line, 501-2, 505, 509, 512, 514, 520

Rimini Line, 542, 549-51, 554-6

Celle, 559

Savio R., 577, 586-8, 590, 593, 596

Pisciatello R., 579

Ronco R., 593

Senio R., 613, 646

Naviglio Canal, 628, 631-3, 635, 637

other refs 165, 199, 200, 233, 264, 288, 307, 384, 579

3rd:

training, 32, 42

moves to Sicily, 40, 67, 70

advances inland, 72, 79, 83, 94, 96

Leonforte, 92

Piazza Armerina, 95

Dittaino Valley, 137-40, 143-4

Centuripe, 144-5

Simeto R., 164-5

Operation BAYTOWN, 189, 191, 198-9, 202-3

Southern Italy, 204-5, 207, 211-12, 220-1, 223

Potenza, 225-6, 228, 231

advances to Campobasso, 235, 240-3

Carovilli, 277-80

Sangro R., 281-90

“Cider” Crossroads, 307

Casa Berardi, 311, 313, 315

Riccio R., 336-7, 364, 384

Hitler Line, 408-13, 420-2, 428

Gothic Line, 512, 514

Rimini Line, 537-42, 545, 549-52, 554-7

Savio R., 577, 580, 583

Lamone R., 612-16, 633

Senio R., 663

other refs 95, 102, 120, 134, 165, 176, 247, 264, 544, 607, 619, 635

9th: 264

11th:

attacked in convoy, 352

equipment, 355, 357

Arielli R., 364-72

under 2nd NZ Division, 385-6

Melfa R., 427-8, 433

Ceprano, 440-2

Pofi, 444

Gothic Line, 512, 514-15, 517, 520

Coriano Ridge, 533-5

Fiumicino R., 572-3

Savio R., 593-4

Lamone R., 614, 622, 627

Naviglio Canal, 631

Fosso Munio, 633-5, 637

Conventello, 647-8

other refs 346, 354, 376, 445, 451, 479, 520, 567, 607

12th:

is formed, 478-81

Tomba di Pesaro, 523

Marecchia R., 560

Uso R., 567-70, 572

Fiumicino R., 575

Lamone R., 613-14

Montone R., 620

Naviglio Canal, 628, 631

Fosso Munio, 635-6

Senio R., 647

disbanded, 663

other refs 526, 573, 596, 607, 624, 649, 661, 665

Canadian Active Service Force. See Part I

Canadian Army Show: 608, illustration 544

Canadian Chaplain Service: 320

Canadian Corps. See Corps, 1st

Canadian Dental Corps: Appendix C

Units–

No. 1 Dental Company, 176, 479, Appendix C

No. 3 Dental Company, 479, Appendix C

No. 8 Dental Company, 479, Appendix C

No. 11 Base Dental Company, 479n, Appendix C

Canadian Military Headquarters, London. See Part I

Canadian Provost Corps: 662n, Appendix C

Units–

No. 1 Provost Company (RCMP), 317n, Appendix C, illustration 368

No. 3 Provost Company, Appendix C

No. 5 Provost Company, Appendix C

No. 1 L. of C. Provost Company, Appendix C. No. 35

Traffic Control Company, Appendix C

Canadian Section, GHQ First Echelon: 38, 347, 349-50, 392, 661, Appendix C, illustration 544

Canadian Section, GHQ Second Echelon: 38, 347, 349, 351, 661, Appendix C

Canadian Women’s Army Corps: illustration 544

Corps–

1st:

moves to Italy, 342, 344-53, 358, 360

non-operational duties, 362-3

Ortona Salient, 364, 379-80, 382n, 384

amenities for, 383-4

command, 384, 451n, 606

Liri Valley, 390, 397, 400, 407, 411-12, 414, 424, 442, 447

lessons learned, 450-3

cover plan, 391-3

Volturno Valley, 478

Florence, 481-2, 484

Gothic Line, 488-90, 494, 497, 499, 500-1, 510, 513-15, 518, 523-4, 561

Rimini Line, 526-7, 530-3, 542-3, 545-6, 551, 553-4, 557, 560, 563-4

The Romagna, 583, 592-6, 615, 621-4, 626, 632-3, 639, 644-5, 653-4

operational plans, 567, 574-6, 610-3, 628

in reserve, 594-6, 606-8

achievements, 640, 651

casualties, 452, 596, 640, 681

leaves Italy, 656-66

other refs 355, 386, 465, 469-70, 479, 488, 511, 538, 547-8, 671, 682, Appendix A

2nd: 342, 379, 645n, 662-3

Corps Troops, 1st Canadian: organization, 346-7

equipment, 357-9

other refs 362, 383, 480, Appendix C, illustration 416

Divisions–

Armoured–

4th: 385n, 606

5th: moves to Italy, 342, 344-6, 351n, 353-4

equipment, 348-9, 355-9, 364

Ortona Salient, 380-4

Liri Valley, 390, 411-12, 426-35, 439, 441-52

Gothic Line, 499-500, 513-14, 519, 523-4

Rimini Line, 526, 530, 532-7, 544n, 546, 560, 562, 564

The Romagna, 567-70, 572, 593-6, 616, 619-22, 624, 626-7, 631, 633, 636-9

operational plans, 590, 612-4

reliefs, 583, 589, 609-10, 654

Valli di Comacchio, 646-50

casualties, 562, 570, 651

leaves Italy, 661, 663-5

other refs 264, 286, 371-2, 393, 470, 478-80, 490, 511, 653, Appendix A, Appendix C

Infantry–

1st:

employment, 4, 20, 26, 340, 344-5

England, 24, 27-8

planning for HUSKY, 28-31, 34-9, 49, 62-3, 66

training, 32, 41-2, 45

embarkation, 40-4

submarine attacks, 45-6

lands in Sicily, 67-72

advances inland, 78-84, 88, 92

Piazza Armerina, 93-4

Valguarnera, 96-100

Leonforte-Assoro, 101-12

Agira, 120-35

Regalbuto, 139-52

Salso Valley, 153-63

visited by McNaughton, 177-8

invasion of Italy, 184-5, 188-9, 191-3, 198-200, 202-6

Southern Italy, 206-12, 220-5, 225-8, 230-3

Campobasso, 235-50

Biferno R., 255-64

Moro R., 288-303

“Cider” Crossroads, 305-20

Ortona 322-33

Riccio R., 333-9

Ortona Salient, 364, 366-71, 375-86

Liri Valley, 390-3, 407-26, 434, 439-52

Florence, 478, 481-4, 492

Gothic Line, 499-502, 504-23

Rimini Line, 526, 529-30, 532-3, 535n, 537-40, 544-5, 559, 563

The Romagna, 576-7, 579-80, 583, 585, 590, 592-4, 596-7, 612-15, 620

Lamone R., 619, 623-5

Naviglio Canal, 631-3, 638-9, 645-6

Senio R., 654, 661

leaves Italy, 660, 663-5, 681

casualties, 110, 174-5, 338, 425, 562

other refs 164, 179, 277-8, 342, 349, 354, 478-9, 490-1, 562, 565, 607, Appendix A, Appendix C, illustration 656

2nd: 21, 30, 379, 606

3rd: 29, 40, 264, 481

1st Canadian Field Security Section: 287

1st Canadian Special “Basra” Unit: 664

Holding Units. See Reinforcement Units

Medical Corps. See Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Reinforcement Units–

No. 1 Canadian Base Reinforcement Depot: 37-8, 41, 178, 349, 350, Appendix C

No. 2 Canadian Base Reinforcement Depot: 351, Appendix C

No. 1 Canadian Base Reinforcement Group: 351, 456, 661, Appendix C

Royal Canadian Armoured Corps: 276n, 347, see also Units, Armoured

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps: Appendix C

Units–

No. 1 Anti-Malaria Control Unit: 664

No. 1 Canadian Convalescent Depot: 38n, 178, Appendix C

Casualty Clearing Stations-No. 4: Appendix C. No. 5: Appendix C

Field Ambulances–

No. 4: 90, 228, 286, Appendix C.

No. 5: Appendix C.

No. 9: 225, Appendix C.

No. 24: 364n, Appendix

Field Dressing Stations–

No. 3: 662n

No. 16: 662n

No. 2 Field Surgical Unit: 286

General Hospitals–

No. 1: 347, 354, 661, 664, Appendix C

No. 3: 353n, 661, 664, Appendix C

No. 5: 38n, 175n, 661, 664, Appendix C

No. 14: 347, 352-3, 661, 664, Appendix C

No. 15: 38n, 178, 349, 661, 664, Appendix C

Light Field Ambulances–

No. 2: Appendix C. No. 7: 428, Appendix C

No. 8: Appendix C

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps:

Sicily, 83

Italy, 221, 230, 286-7, 290n, 315n, 317, 347, 362, Appendix C

Units–

Armoured Brigade Companies–

1st: Appendix C. 5th: Appendix C

5th Armoured Divisional Transport Company: Appendix C

5th Armoured Divisional Troops Company: Appendix C

No. 41 Army Transport Company: 662n, Appendix C

1st Corps Transport Company: Appendix C

Corps Troops Companies–

No. 31: Appendix C

No. 32: Appendix C

No. 1 Headquarters Corps Car Company: Appendix C

Infantry Brigade Companies–

1st: Appendix C

2nd: Appendix C

3rd: 286, Appendix C

11th: 364n, Appendix C

12th: Appendix C

1st Infantry Divisional Troops Company: Appendix C

No. 1 Canadian Motor Ambulance Convoy: 508, 662n, Appendix C

Royal Canadian Artillery: 79, 347, Appendix C

see also Units, Artillery, and Army Group Royal Canadian Artillery

Royal Canadian Corps of Signals: 126-7, 347, 664, Appendix C

Units–

1st Armoured Brigade Signals: Appendix C

1st Infantry Divisional Signals: 127, Appendix C

5th Armoured Divisional Signals: Appendix C

1st Corps Headquarters Signals: Appendix C

Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers: 357, 403n, Appendix C

Units–

59th Light Aid Detachment: 403

No. 3 Light Recovery Section: 662n

No. 1 Recovery Company: Appendix C

Workshops–

1st Armoured Brigade: Appendix C

5th Armoured Brigade: Appendix C

No. 5 Armoured Troops: Appendix C

No. 1 Army Tank Troops: Appendix C

1st Corps Troops: Appendix C

1st Infantry Brigade: Appendix C

2nd Infantry Brigade: Appendix C

3rd Infantry Brigade: Appendix C

11th Infantry Brigade: 364n, Appendix C

12th Infantry Brigade: Appendix C

No. I Infantry Troops: Appendix C

Royal Canadian Engineers, Corps of:

Sicily, 101, 108, 142

Italy, 262, 279, 286, 291-4, 297, 301, 370, 435n, 479, 497, Appendix C, illustration 208

Units–

1st Drilling Company: 456n, 602, Appendix C

Field Companies–

1st: Sicily, 106, 150

Italy, 207, 225-6, 279, 334, 625, 630, Appendix C

3rd: Sicily, 108, 156

Italy, 259, 279, 300, 580, 592, Appendix C, illustration 80

4th: Sicily, 95, 139, 142-3

Italy, 278, 323, 410,. 593, 607, 616, 625, Appendix C

12th: 497, 608, Appendix C

13th: 497, 608, 626, Appendix C

14th: 441n, 498n, 569, 627, Appendix C

Field Park Companies–

2nd: Appendix C

4th: Appendix C

9th: Appendix C

Field Squadrons–

1st: 441, 629, Appendix C

10th: 364n, 428, 441, 583n, 620, 627, Appendix C

No. 1 Tunnelling Company: 279

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps: 286, 347, 361-2, Appendix C

Units-

No. 3 Canadian Mobile Laundry and Bath Unit: 359

No. 1 Canadian Salvage Unit: 359

No. 1 Canadian Special Vehicle Company: 664

No. 201 Infantry Ordnance Sub-Park: Appendix C

No. 205 Ordnance Sub-Park: Appendix C

No. 1 Corps and Army Troops Sub-Park: Appendix C

11th Canadian Infantry Brigade Workshop: see under RCEME

Units, Armoured–

British Columbia Dragoons, The (9th Armd. Regt.):

Liri Valley, 427-9, 433, 443

Gothic Line, 517

Cumberland Force, 584

The Romagna, 620, 622, 629-30, 639, 648-51

other refs Appendix C

Calgary Regiment, The (14th Armd. Regt.): Sicily, 166, 169

Southern Italy, 209-10, 225, 227, 235-8, 246, 264

with 8th Indian Division, 288-9

San Leonardo, 301

“Cider” Crossroads, 304-8

Tollo Road, 376-9

Liri Valley, 402-3, 405-6, 435-6

Arezzo Line, 470-3

Arno R., 476, 478, 597

The Apennines, 486, 600-5, 654-6

Senio R., 656, 661

leaves Italy, 663

other refs 28, 228, 232, 239, 257, 276n, 485, Appendix C, illustrations 208, 240

8th Princess Louise’s (N.B.) Hussars (5th Armd. Regt.):

Tollo road, 383

Liri Valley, 428, 439, 444

Foglia R., 515-16

Coriano Ridge, 528-9, 533-5

Lamone R., 627

Conventello, 648-50

other refs Appendix C, illustration 368

Elgin Regiment, The (25th Armd. Delivery Regt.): Appendix C

5th Canadian Assault Troop: 474n, 620

1st Canadian Assault Troop: 474

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards (4th Recce. Regt.):

Sicily, 103, 121, 159-61

Southern Italy, 207, 210, 221-6, 229, 232

advances to Campobasso, 236, 240, 242, 244-5

Carovilli, 278

Riccio R., 376

Liri Valley, 413-14, 432, 440, 448-9

converted to infantry, 480

other refs 247, 263, 277, see also under Units, Infantry

Governor General’s Horse Guards, The (3rd Armd. Recce. Regt.):

equipment, 359

Liri Valley, 428-31, 446

Gothic Line, 523

The Romagna, 569-70, 631, 640

Cumberland Force, 584

Porterforce, 608-10

other refs 572, 594, Appendix C, illustration 624

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (R.C.) (2nd Armd. Regt.):

with 4th Indian Division, 372

Melfa R., 427-34, 446

Torrice Crossroads, 444-5

Gothic Line, 517, 520-1

Misano, 527

Coriano Ridge, 533, 535

The Romagna, 568-9, 578, 627, 631, 637-8

other refs Appendix C, illustration 624

Ontario Regiment, The (11th Armd. Regt.):

Sicily, 166-8

with 5th (Brit.) Division, 209, 232

Biferno R., 257, 260

with 8th Indian Division, 288

The Gully, 306

San Leonardo, 308

Casa Berardi, 309-12, 314-15

Riccio R., 334, 336-7

Arielli R., 367

provides ski-party, 380n

Liri Valley, 403, 405-6, 410-11

Trasimene Line, 467

Arezzo Line, 471-4

Florence, 478, 485, 597

The Apennines, 600-1, 603, 655-6

leaves Italy, 663

other refs 257, 276n, 476, 661, Appendix C, illustration 656

Royal Canadian Dragoons, The (1st Armd. Car Regt.):

refugee control, 363

Liri Valley, 434

joins 1st Division, 480

Gothic Line, 519, 522

Rimini Line, 538, 544

Cumberland Force, 583-4

Porterforce, 608

The Romagna, 609, 614, 634-5

other refs 347, 610, Appendix C

Three Rivers Regiment (12th Armd. Regt.):

invasion of Sicily, 69, 70, 80

Grammichele, 88-9

Piazza Armerina, 92-3

Dittaino R., 103

Assoro, 106

Leonforte, 109

Nissoria, 122, 124

Agira, 129

Salso Valley, 156-7, 159-61

casualties, Sicily, 168

Termoli, 253-5

Isernia, 263

Ortona, 317-8, 323, 326, 332

Arielli R., 367

Liri Valley, 401-2, 405-6, 408, 421, 434

Trasimene Line, 465, 467-9

Arezzo Line, 470-2

advances to Arno R., 473-4, 476-8

The Apennines, 597, 601, 604-5, 655-6

Operation GOLDFLAKE, 661, 663

other refs 41, 95, 133, 166-8, 232, 251, 276n, 485, Appendix C, illustrations 112, 336

Units, Artillery–

Anti-Aircraft Batteries–

5th: 228

47th: 364n

35th: Appendix C

54th: 111

Anti-Aircraft Regiments–

1st: equipment, 360

transit camp duties, 362

converted to infantry, 480-1

other refs 347, Appendix C

see also 1st Anti Aircraft Battalion under Units, Infantry

2nd: 96n, 481n, Appendix C

5th: 364n, 481n, Appendix C

Anti-Tank Batteries–

15th: 589

16th: 569, 583n

27th: 235

49th: 364n

51st: 228

90th:

Sicily, 108-9, 129, 160

Fortore R., 244

Ortona, 327, 332n

Hitler Line, 422n

other refs 592

98th (SP): 443, 516

Anti-Tank Regiments–

1st: 538, Appendix C, illustration 624

4th: 364n, 428, Appendix C, illustration 416

7th: 347, 360, 362, Appendix C

11th Army Field Regiment: 347, 362, Appendix C,

10th Field Battery: 236

Field Regiments–

1st RCHA:

Sicily, 96n, 121n, 129, 133, 148n, 151, 156

Southern Italy, 225, 227n, 242, 257

Central Italy, 284n, 316n, 369n, 449

The Romagna, 608, 615

Appendix C

2nd:

Sicily, 96n, 121n, 129, 148n, 151, 156

Southern Italy, 228, 235, 237, 239

Central Italy, 284n, 296, 298n, 316n, 376

Porter-force, 608

Appendix C, illustration 80

3rd:

Sicily, 92, 96n, 121n, 129, 148n, 151, 156, 160, 162

Vinchiaturo, 249

Central Italy, 283-4, 298n, 316-17, 376, 449

The Romagna, 583n, 608

Appendix C

8th: 428, 443, Appendix C

17th: 364n, 385, 502, Appendix C, illustration 400

Light Anti-Aircraft. See Anti-Aircraft Medium Regiments–

1st: 347, 360, 617n, Appendix C

2nd: 347, 360, 362, 608, 617n, Appendix C

5th: 347, 360, 449, 608, 617n, Appendix C

1st Survey Regiment: 347, Appendix C

Units, Infantry–

Cape Breton Highlanders, The:

Arielli R., 367-71

Liri Valley, 433, 439-40, 444-5

Gothic Line, 514-16

Rimini Line, 529, 533-5

visited by Ralston, 573

The Romagna, 572-3, 594, 624, 626, 639, 648, 650

other refs 364n, 382, Appendix C

Carleton and York Regiment, The: Sicily, 95-7, 120, 140-4

Operation BAYTOWN, 198-9, 205

Southern Italy, 207, 210-12, 220, 223, 227, 241-3

Matese Mountains, 257-8, 263

Sangro R., 282

The Gully, 307-8, 310, 313-14, 319-20

Ortona Salient, 336-7, 382

Liri Valley, 408, 411-12, 414, 420, 422, 434-5

Gothic Line, 519

Rimini Line, 549-52

The Romagna, 583, 593, 615-16, 625-6, 629-30, 639, 646

other refs 277, Appendix C, illustrations 240, 256, 416, 624

11th Independent Machine Gun Company. See Princess Louise Fusiliers, The

1st Anti-Aircraft Battalion: 481, 523, 527, 568-9

see also Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, The

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion: 671

1st Canadian Special Service Battalion:

Winter Line, 453-5

Anzio Beachhead, 455-7

the Riviera, 666, 681

other refs Appendix C, illustration 416

see also First Special Service Force under Inter-Allied Organizations

1st Corps Defence Company, The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment): Appendix C

48th Highlanders of Canada:

Sicily, 70, 80, 83, 90, 99, 103-4, 106, 121

Nissoria, 126, 128

Regalbuto, 149-51

Southern Italy, 205, 207-8

advances to Campobasso, 238-9, 242, 248, 250

Bifemo R., 261-3

Moro R., 298-300, 306

The Gully, 311, 314, 316, 318-19

Ortona Salient, 334-7, 376

Hitler Line, 409, 414, 424

Gothic Line, 501, 505-6, 509-10, 523

Rimini Line, 529, 541, 543-4, 553, 559

The Romagna, 579, 625-6, 634-5, 640

other refs 135, 264, 304, Appendix C, illustration 256

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards:

converted from armour, 480

Gothic Line, 520-1

The Romagna, 568-9, 614-15, 619-21, 627-8, 631, 636

other refs 514, 577n, Appendix C, illustration 624

see also under Units, Armoured

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, The:

Sicily, 69-71, 83, 88-9, 97-9

Assoro, 103-7, 121

Agira, 124-5

Regalbuto, 151-2

Southern Italy, 207, 222, 238-9, 248, 256-7, 261-2

Moro R., 294, 296-9, 301-3, 306-8, 313

Ortona Salient, 334-5

Tollo road, 376-8, 500n

Liri Valley, 407-9, 414, 424, 449

Gothic Line, 506, 509-10;. Rimini Line, 529, 549, 551-4, 557

The Romagna, 577-8, 627, 629-30, 634-5, 639

Lamone R., 616-19

other refs 165, 205, 316, 320, Appendix C, illustrations 208, 624

Irish Regiment of Canada, The:

Arielli R., 367-8

Liri Valley, 427-9, 433, 439, 444, 446

Gothic Line, 515-16, 521

Rimini Line, 529, 533-5

The Romagna, 572, 594, 622, 626-7, 637-40, 648-50

other refs 364n, 393n, Appendix C

Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, The:

converted from artillery, 481

The Romagna, 620, 622, 624, 636

Naviglio Canal, 628-9, 631

other refs 652, Appendix C

Lorne Scots, The (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment): Appendix C

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, The:

Sicily, 70, 79-80, 82-3, 90, 93, 102-3

Leonforte, 107-10

Agira, 130-4

Salso Valley, 154-6, 162-3, 165

Southern Italy, 209-11, 221, 240

Colle d’Anchise, 259-61

Moro R., 292, 297

The Gully, 304-6, 320

Ortona, 323-8, 330-3

Liri Valley, 412, 419, 423, 435n, 445, 448

Gothic Line, 502, 505-6, 508-9, 521-2

San Fortunato Ridge, 549-50, 555-7

The Romagna, 579-80, 586-9, 592, 630-2, 638-9, 654

redesignation, 246n

other refs 246, 249, 307, 521, 580, 646, Appendix C, illustrations 112, 336

Perth Regiment, The:

Arielli R., 367-70

Liri Valley, 433, 439-41, 444, 446

Gothic Line, 514-17, 520

Coriano Ridge, 533-4

The Romagna, 573, 594, 622, 624, 626-7

Fosso Munio, 637-8

Conventello, 648-50

other refs 364n, 481, Appendix C

Princess Louise Fusiliers, The (11th Independent Machine Gun Company): 364n, 440, 481, Appendix C

Princess Louise Fusiliers, The (12th Independent Machine Gun Company): 481, 608, Appendix C

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry:

Sicily, 68, 79-81, 83, 100, 103

Leonforte, 109-10

Agira, 128-30, 133-5

Troina Valley, 157, 159n, 162-3, 165

Southern Italy, 208-9, 211, 231-2

advances to Vinchiaturo, 240, 246-7, 249

Spinete, 261

Moro R., 291-7

The Gully, 304-8, 310, 313, 320

Ortona, 332-3

Hitler Line, 412, 418-19, 422n

Gothic Line, 502, 509, 516

Rimini Line, 549-50, 555, 557-9

Savio R., 583, 585-6, 588-9

The Romagna, 593, 632

Bagnacavallo, 638-9, 646, 653

other refs 27, 82, 367, 435n, 519, 522, Appendix C, illustrations 80, 304, 368

Royal Canadian Regiment, The:

Sicily, 69-71, 80-3, 88, 98-9, 103, 106

Nissoria, 121-6, 128

Regalbuto, 149-50

Southern Italy, 221, 235-9, 248, 250

Biferno R., 257, 261-3

San Leonardo, 298-303

“Sterlin Castle”, 302

“Cider” Crossroads, 316, 318-20

Ortona Salient, 334-5, 376

Liri Valley, 407-8, 413-14, 424, 448-9

Florence, 484

Gothic Line, 501-2, 505-6, 523

visited by Churchill, 507

Rimini Line, 527, 529, 541, 543-4

The Romagna, 577, 579, 627, 629, 634, 639, 652-3

Lamone R., 617-19, 625

other refs 27, 314, Appendix C, illustration 416

Royal 22e Regiment:

Sicily, 96-7, 144, 164-5

Dittaino Valley, 137-9, 140-3

Southern

Italy, 199, 202, 204-5, 211, 227, 231-2

advances to Campobasso, 241, 243-4, 246-7

Sangro R., 280, 282, 285, 287

Casa Berardi, 309-15, 318

Riccio R., 336-7

Hitler Line, 408, 411-12, 421-2

Gothic Line, 519

Rimini Line, 539, 541-2, 554-5, 557

The Romagna, 583, 614-16, 626, 645-6

the “Brickworks”, 633

other refs 27, 307, 514, 522, 549, 639, Appendix C, illustration 240

Saskatoon Light Infantry (M.G.), The:

equipment 35

Sicily, 71, 107, 126, 154-5, 157

Southern Italy, 205, 225

advances to Campobasso, 245

Moro R., 296, 299, 304

Rimini, 538

Savio R., 586

Fosso Vecchio, 626

other refs 90, 256, 285, Appendix C, illustration 80

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, The:

Sicily, 68-9, 71, 80, 82, 100, 107, 110

Agira, 128-32, 134-5

Troina Valley, 156-7, 159-63, 165

Southern Italy, 211, 240, 244

Mount San Marco, 245-6

Baranello, 249, 256-7

Moro R., 292-6

San Leonardo, 301, 305-6

The Gully, 309

Ortona, 320, 323, 325, 327, 330-3

Hitler Line, 412, 418-20, 422-3

Frosinone, 445

Gothic Line, 505-6, 509, 519

Rimini Line, 522-3, 542, 544-5, 549-50, 555-7

The Romagna, 579-80, 631-2, 638-9, 652, 654, 656

Savio R., 585-9, 592

other refs 381, 435, 612n, Appendix C, illustration 336

12th Independent Machine Gun Company. See Princess Louise Fusiliers

West Nova Scotia Regiment, The:

Sicily, 72, 96-7, 137-44

Operation BAYTOWN, 198-9, 204

Southern Italy, 211, 225-8, 241-4

Sangro Valley, 278, 280-5

The Gully, 306-10, 313, 315

Liri Valley, 408, 412, 420-2, 435

Gothic Line, 514-16

Rimini Line, 538-40, 549, 552-4, 557

The Romagna, 589-90, 615-16, 623, 625, 646

other refs 336, 614, Appendix C, illustration 240

Westminster Regiment (Motor), The:

with 4th Indian Division, 372

Melfa R., 427-9, 431-4, 446

Pofi, 443

joins 12th Brigade, 479, 481

Gothic Line, 523

Rimini Line, 527, 529, 533, 535

The Romagna, 568-9, 610, 619-20, 636-7, 649-50

Lamone R., 622, 627

Naviglio Canal, 631

other refs 385, 482, 608, Appendix C

Navy

Royal Canadian Navy: 77, 202-4

see also Part I, ships by name

Formations–

55th Canadian LCA Flotilla: 77

61st Canadian LCA Flotilla: 77

80th Canadian LCM Flotilla: 77, 202-3

81st Canadian LCM Flotilla: 77, 202-3

B. British and Allied Forces

British (United Kingdom) Forces

Air Force

Air Headquarters, Air Defences Eastern Mediterranean: 47

Air Observation Post: illustration 400

Squadrons–

No. 654: 413n

No. 657: 524

Desert Air Force:

Sicily, 111, 121

moves to Italy, 223

supports Canadian operations in Southern Italy, 203, 246, 253, 258

Ortona front, 299, 323, 367, 377-8

Liri Valley, 404, 444, 448

Gothic Line, 499, 508

Rimini Line, 535, 547

The Romagna, 592, 597, 615, 624, 626-7, 631, 638, 648, 650

other refs 285, 292, 308, 477n, 503, 651, 653

Malta Air Command: 8n

Mediterranean Air Command: 64, 219, 400n

Middle East Air Command: 8n, 47

Royal Air Force: 29, 64, 72, 111-12, 122, 200-1, 226, 477

Formations– No. 239 (Fighter Bomber)

Wing: 448. See also Desert Air Force

Army

Armies–

First: 5, 9, 242n, 316

Eighth: Africa, 4, 8-9

planning for HUSKY, 15, 18, 20, 31, 33-8, 48, 51, 56, 62, 67

lands in Sicily, 75-7

advances inland, 78, 83-8, 91-2, 94, 102, 113, 118-19

air support for, 111-12

Operation “Hardgate”, 139, 164

advances to Messina, 170

plans for invading Italy, 186, 188-9, 199

Southern Italy, 209, 218-20, 222-4, 228n, 230, 232

plans to take Rome, 234-6, 242, 250, 259, 389-90, 399-400

Sangro R., 263, 273-6, 283-5, 287, 290

Ortona front, 321, 323, 328, 330, 338-9

change of command, 339, 575

joined by 1st Canadian Corps, 341, 343n, 349-50, 354, 357-8, 364, 380

assistance to Anzio landing, 365-6, 372, 374-5, 381-2

Liri Valley, 384, 392, 396, 399-401, 404, 410-11, 414, 418, 426, 428, 435-8, 441-2, 447-8, 450

advances to the Arno, 458, 462, 465-6, 470, 473, 477n, 481-2

Gothic Line, 482, 486-8, 491, 494, 498-500, 502-3, 505-6, 510, 518-19, 523-5

Rimini Line, 526-7, 530-2, 534-5, 547-8, 561-3

The Romagna, 565, 567, 570-1, 574-6, 580, 582-3, 585, 592, 594, 596-7, 610-12, 621-3, 627, 640-5, 651

final offensive in Northern Italy, 674-5, 679

short of ammunition, 338, 382, 641

casualties, 174, 537, 562

other refs 126, 166, 173, 229, 231, 236n, 253, 272, 317, 356-7, 383, 478-9, 592, 599, 601, 606, 654-6, 658, 661, 681, Appendix A

Army Groups–

15th: see Inter-Allied Organizations

18th: 9, 14

21st: 339, 660, 663

Army Groups Royal Artillery–

1st: 367, 380

5th: 140

6th: 203. See also Units, Artillery

Brigades–

Airlanding–

1st: 76

Armoured–

4th: 171, 232, 276, 288-9, 292, 298, 580, Appendix A

7th: 645, Appendix A

9th: 649, Appendix A

22nd: 355

23rd: 85, 88, 133, 384, Appendix A

26th: 405, 410

Commando–

2nd: 674

Infantry–

1st (Guards): 462, 602

2nd: 601

3rd: 603

10th: 467-8, 470-4, 549, 552

11th: 143, 165, 251, 253, 289, 604

12th: 470-3, 539, 545, 549, 590, 593

13th: 164, 167, 191, 202, 263

15th: 210, 247

17th: 191, 202, 204

18th (Lorried): 534

24th (Guards): 450, 479n

28th: 467, 471-3, 540, 542, 545, 560, 568

36th: 165, 251, 254-5, 284, 410, 604

38th (Irish): 145, 253-5, 289, 291-2, 294, 467, 604

61st: 479

66th: 600

131st: 355

154th (Highland): 210

167th (London): 646

231st (Malta)

lands in Sicily, 75, 77, 79

with 1st Canadian Division, 102, 120-1, 127-8, 133-4, 144-5, 147-52

Italy, 220

other refs 63-4, 66n, 179, Appendix A.

Jewish Infantry Brigade Group: Appendix A

Parachute–

1st: 93. 2nd: 364, 379, 669, Appendix A

Special Service–

2nd: 63, 67-8, 71-2, 232, 251, 254-5, Appendix A.

Tank–

21st: 479, 497, 501, 519, 563, Appendix A

23rd: 33

25th: 390, 408, 421, 428, 443, 446, 475, 530, Appendix A

33rd: 33

Corps–

5th:

Southern Italy, 185, 187, 223, 231-2, 259, 263

Bernhard Line, 275-6, 285

Moro R., 288, 290

Ortona Salient, 363, 366-7, 370, 379-80, 384, 390

Gothic Line, 462, 488, 494, 502, 505, 518, 524, 548

Rimini Line, 528, 530, 532-3, 535-6, 540, 543, 561-2

The Romagna, 567, 570, 574-6, 580, 585, 590-1, 593, 610

Faenza, 611, 622-4, 626, 633

Naviglio Canal, 645-6

Senio R., 654, 656

final offensive in Northern Italy, 675-6

other refs 316, 319, 338, 375-6, 399, 595-6, 608-9, 621n, 640, 651, Appendix A

7th: 62

10th:

plans for invading Italy, 185-7

Salerno, 217-18

Naples, 232

Garigliano R., 372-3

in the Apennines, 390, 400, 453

advances to Arno R., 450, 462, 466, 481-2

Gothic Line, 494, 582

other refs 447n, 465n, 475, 575, Appendix A

13th:

invasion of Sicily, 62-4, 75

operations in Sicily, 85, 87, 92, 94, 113, 139, 158, 164-5

plans for invading Italy, 186-7, 189, 191, 199

Southern Italy, 202-4, 225, 228, 230-2, 247, 255

Vinchiaturo, 258-9, 263, 275

Sangro R., 276-9, 284-5, 287

Orsogna, 321, 338, 366, 372

Gustav Line, 389-90, 398, 400-1, 404-7

Hitler Line, 411, 413, 418

advances towards Rome, 427-8, 435, 441-2, 447, 450, 452

advances from Rome, 458, 462, 465-6

Trasimene Line, 466-7, 469

Arezzo Line, 470-3

Arno R., 475, 477, 482, 484-5

Gothic Line, 494, 498, 511, 531, 562, 597, 599-602, 605, 623

final offensive in Northern Italy, 675-6

other refs 102, 118, 166-7, 170, 176, 194, 249, 276, 380, 384, 393, 428, 492, 654-5

30th:

invasion of Sicily, 31, 63, 67, 75

operations in Sicily, 78, 87-8, 94, 118-19, 139, 158, 163-4, 166-7, 170

equipment for Canadian troops, 199, 342, 348, 357

other refs 70, 72, 77, 85, 113, 122, 165, 179, 189, 203, 339, 353-4

Commandos. See Brigades, Units and Royal Marines

Divisions–

Airborne–

1st: 62, 222, 224-5, 229, 232, 243, 277, Appendix A

Armoured–

1st:

arrives in Italy, 488, 490

Rimini Line, 524, 529-30, 532, 534, 537, 540, 543, 549, 552

The Romagna, 561-2, 567, 570, 594

other refs 344, Appx “A”

6th:

Liri Valley, 435

advances to the Arno, 458, 470, 472-3, 475

Gothic Line, 599-602, 604, 655

Po R., 676

other refs 479n, Appendix A

7th:

Sicily, 166-7

Salerno, 219

Naples, 232

equipment of, 342, 344, 348, 355-6, 359, 429n

other refs Appendix A

Infantry–

1st:

Pantelleria, 64

Anzio, 363, 365

Florence, 485, 597

Gothic Line, 599, 603

other refs 490, 655, 660, Appendix A

3rd: 20, 26, 28-30

4th:

Gustav Line, 401-5, 409

advances to the Arno, 465, 467-8, 470-5

joins 1st Canadian Corps, 530

Rimini Line, 532-4, 536-7, 539-40, 542-3, 545-6, 548-9, 551-2, 555

Marecchia R., 560

The Romagna, 585, 593, 610, 612

other refs 500, 562, Appendix A

5th:

Sicily, 62, 75, 85, 102, 166-8

plans for invading Italy, 189, 191-2, 203, 206

Southern Italy, 210, 220, 223, 228-9, 256, 259, 263

Sangro R., 277-8, 284-5

Arielli, 321, 330, 338

Anzio, 365

Operation GOLDFLAKE, 660

other refs 164n, 170, 230, 232, 287, 317, Appendix A

46th:

Gothic Line, 505, 507, 509, 518

Rimini Line, 532, 540

San Marino, 561

The Romagna, 567, 570, 576, 580, 583, 610, 612, 622-3

Operation GOLDFLAKE, 660

other refs 585, 594, Appendix A

49th (West Riding): 663

50th (Northumbrian): 62, 92, 94, 102, 164, 170, 353, Appendix A

51st (Highland):

planning for HUSKY, 32, 63-4, 66-7

landings, 71, 75

operations in Sicily, 79-80, 88, 118, 137, 158, 167, 171

Italy, 210

other refs 94, 102, 113, 139, 170, Appendix A

56th (London):

Mount Camino, 454

Rimini Line, 530, 532, 540, 561-2

The Romagna, 570, 576-7, 645-6

supported by Calgary Regt., 661

final offensive in Northern Italy, 674-5, 677

other refs 594, Appendix A

78th:

planning for HUSKY, 118-19

operations in Sicily, 137, 139-40, 143-4, 153, 158, 164-5, 170-1

Southern Italy, 232, 235, 243, 247, 251, 253-5, 258, 263

Bernhard Line, 275-6, 284-5, 288-9

Liri Valley, 405, 410-11, 428, 435-6, 439, 442

Trasimene Line, 465, 467-8, 470

supported by Three Rivers Regt. in Apennines, 602-5, 655-6

final offensive, 675

other refs 159, 179, 316, 321, 372, 379, 401n, 444, 447, Appendix A

15th Airfield Construction Group: 71

1st Special Air Service Regiment: 206

Force 545: 15-16, 18, 26, 28-9

Middle East Forces: 4

No. 1 Long Range Demolition Squadron (Popski’s Private Army): 236, 240, 245, 587, 609-11, 620-2. No. 2/5 Army Air Support Control: 111, 324

Popski’s Private Army. See No. 1 Long Range Demolition Squadron

Royal Artillery: 143, see also Units, Artillery and Army Groups Royal Artillery

Royal Engineers: 479, 485

264th Field Company: 498n

Units–

Armoured–

5th Reconnaissance Regiment: 166

56th Reconnaissance Regiment: 380

1st King’s Dragoon Guards: 610

1st Scorpion Regiment: 167

Household Cavalry Regiment, The: 502

North Irish Horse: 412, 418-19, 448, 549, 615

142nd Regiment Royal Armoured Corps: 408-9, 414, 424

145th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps: 502, 509, 522, 550, 554, 556, 588

Royal Tank Regiment, The: 176

12th Battalion: 502, 505-6, 509-10, 521-2, 539, 550, 558, 580, 607, 634, 651

44th Battalion: 292, 298n, 318, illustration 304

48th Battalion: 517, 522, 529, 541, 543-4, 551-2, 557

51st Battalion: 411-12, 419-20

3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters): 253-4

12th Royal Lancers: 513, 596, 649, 651

27th Lancers: 584, 594, 596, 608-11, 620-1

Artillery–

Anti-Aircraft Battery, 51st Heavy: 316n

Airlanding Light Regiment, 1st: 243, 262, 282, 284

Anti-Tank Regiment, 105th: 166-7

Army Field Regiments –

57th: 137n, 140n, 298n, 316n

98th (SP): 167, 298n, 308, 315-16

126th: 137n, 140n

166th (Newfoundland): 316-17

Field Regiments–

3rd: 316n

11th (SP) Royal Horse Artillery: 140n, 160

52nd: 316n

53rd: 316n

78th: 284n

91st: 284n

92nd: 284n

132nd: 140n

142nd (SP) (Royal Devon Yeomanry): 70, 81, 89, 92-3, 96n, 120-1, 140n, 443

156th: 284n

165th: 121n, 129, 148n, 156n, 160, 244-5, 249, 256, 284n

Heavy Battery–

14th: 376

Light Howitzer Battery–

457th: 140n

Medium Regiments–

3rd: 588, 617n

4th: 298n, 316n

7th: 93, 96n, 105-6, 121n, 148n, 151, 160, 203n

58th: 316n

64th: 121n, 137n, 140n, 148n, 203n

66th: 235, 239, 241

70th: 93n, 140n, 148n, 203n, 298n, 316

75th: 203n, 284

Searchlight Batteries–

323rd: 548

422nd: 548

Commando–

No. 2: 171

No. 3: 92, 191

See also Royal Marines

Infantry–

Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), 6th Bn.: 545

Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), 5th Bn.: 254, 410

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 2nd Bn.: 167

Devonshire Regiment, 2nd Bn.: 127, 133, 148-9

Dorset-ire Regiment, 1st Bn.: 127-8, 133, 147, 149-50

Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding), 1st Bn.: 603

East Surrey Regiment, 1st/6th Bn.: 469, 474

Essex Regiment, 5th Bn.: 337

King’s Regiment (Liverpool), 2nd Bn.: 468

King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 1st Bn.: 649

London Irish Rifles, 2nd Bn.: 161, 255, 604

Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire), The: 246n

Northamptonshire Regiment, 5th Bn.: 143

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 2nd Bn.: 472

Royal Hampshire Regiment, The

1st Bn.: 127-8, 134, 147

2nd/4th Bn.: 137-8

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 6th Bn.: 254, 467

Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria’s), 1st Bn.: 254, 294, 467

Royal West Kent Regiment, The Queen’s Own, 5th Bn.: 289n

Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s), 2nd Bn.: 472, 474

Navy

Royal Navy: 29, 32, 72, 77, 140, 189, 200, 253, 277, 392

see also ships and formations by name, Part 1

Forces–

Force “A”: 64

Force “B”: 64

Force “H”: 63

Force “K”: 48, 64, 79, 200

Force “V”: 64, 218

Force “Z”: 63

10th Submarine Flotilla: 49n

Royal Marines

40 Royal Marine Commando: 63, 72, 251

41 Royal Marine Commando: 63, 72

Commonwealth and Empire Forces (other than United Kingdom and Canada)

Australian

Australian Forces: 4

Indian

Brigades–

Infantry–

17th: 402-3, 406, 478, 486, 600, 603

19th: 403, 405-6, 476, 603, 663

21st: 289n, 297, 405, 425, 476-8, 600

43rd Gurkha) Lorried: 534, 624, 632, Appendix A

Divisions–

Infantry–

4th: joined by 11th Canadian Brigade, 372

Rimini Line, 530, 532, 540

San Marino, 561

The Romagna, 567, 570

other refs 356, 379, 594, Appendix A

8th: Bernhard Line, 275-8, 287-8

supported by Calgary Regiment, 289, 597, 599-600, 603, 655

Moro R., 291, 297-8, 310

Villa Grande, 322-3, 334, 337, 364, 379-80

supported by 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade at the Gustav Line, 401-2, 405n, 407-8, 465

in the advance to the Arno, 447, 475-8, 484-5, 490

Gothic Line, 599-600

Serchio Valley, 641, 656

final offensive in Northern Italy, 675-6

other refs 316, 318, 330, 367, 376, 406, 425, 436, 663, Appendix A, illustration 416

10th: 385, 576, 585, 590, 610, 612, 614, 632, 675, Appendix A

Units

1st Bn., 5th Mahratta Light Infantry: 600

6th (Royal) Bn., 13th Frontier Force Rifles: 405-6

New Zealand

Brigades–

4th Armoured: 583

5th Infantry: 577-9

6th Infantry: 580, 583

New Zealand Corps: 389n

2nd Armoured Division: Bernhard Line, 276, 285, 288

Orsogna, 291, 321, 338

moves to Casinos, 365

advances to the Arno, 472, 475-8, 484

joins 1st Canadian Corps, 532

San Fortunato Ridge, 546

Marecchia R., 559-60

The Romagna, 567, 570, 573-6, 583-4

Pideura Ridge, 632

final offensive, 675

other refs 330, 579, 589-90, 593-4, Appendix A

Units–

Armoured–

18th Regiment: 586

20th Regiment: 538, 586

Artillery–

4th Field Regiment: 521

5th Field Regiment: 521

6th Field Regiment: 521

Infantry–

22nd (Motor) Battalion: 538

28th (Maori) Battalion: 578

South African

Air Force: 201, 261

Army–

Brigade–

12th: 386, 450

Division–

6th Armoured: 446-50, 458, 465, 473, 475-6, 478-9, 484, 676, Appendix A

Units–

11th Field Company South African Engineer Corps: 441n

United States Forces

Air Force

US Army Air Forces: 272n

9th USAAF.: 48, 200-1

Northwest African Air Forces: 8n, 47-8, 77, 111, 219, 221, 400n, See also Mediterranean Allied Air Forces under Inter-Allied Organizations. Northwest African Coastal Air Force: 47, 111, 400n

Northwest African Photographic Reconnaissance Wing: 111, 400n

Northwest African Strategic Air Force: 48, 111, 136, 200, 219, 400n

Northwest African Tactical Air Force: 110-11, 119, 201, 218, 272, 400n

Northwest African Training Command: 111

Northwest African Troop Carrier Command: 111, 219

12th US Air Support Command: 64, 111, 218, 404, 660

146th Squadron: 64

12th US Fighter Command: 597

12th US Tactical Air Command: 597n

22nd US Tactical Air Command: 597n

Army

Armies–

Fifth: plans for invading Italy, 185-7

Salerno, 217-20, 222, 224

Naples, 232, 234

Volturno Valley, 259

Winter Line, 273-5

Garigliano R., 379-80, 394

Gustav Line, 397, 399, 401, 403

captures Rome, 442, 447, 449-50

advances from Rome, 458, 462, 469, 475

Anzio, 365-6, 373-6, 399, 425

plans for reaching Po Valley, 488, 494, 498, 526

Gothic Line, 531-2, 534, 537, 561-3, 598-9

advances towards Bologna, 570-1, 580, 582, 591, 595-7, 601-2, 605, 611, 633

change of command, 632

left flank threatened, 641, 656

and Operation GOLDFLAKE, 659, 661, 666

final offensive, 674-7

strength, 679

other refs 240-1, 278, 285, 349, 360, 372, 388-9, 392n, 453, 456-7, 477n, 485, Appendix A

Seventh: plans for HUSKY, 15, 19-20, 62-4

invasion of Sicily, 75-6, 81, 85-8

clears Western Sicily, 94, 111, 113-15

advances eastward, 119, 139-40, 163, 171, 174n

casualties, 174

ANVIL, 3 87, 464, 667

other refs 46, 203

Corps–

2nd: Sicily, 114-15, 135, 139, 154, 171

Battle for Rome, 404, 406, 425, 437, 449, 457

Winter Line, 453-5

advances from Rome 458

Gothic Line, 498, 531, 561-2, 598, 601

advances towards Bologna, 582, 591, 602

final offensive, 676

other refs 5, 389, 462, 604-5, Appendix A

4th: 462, 469, 473, 531, 599, 641, 675-7, Appendix A

6th: Salerno, 186-7, 217-19, 223

Anzio 373-4, 399

breakout to Rome, 425, 437n, 449, 455-6

withdrawn for ANVIL, 462, 464, 667

other refs 458, 632

Provisional Corps: 114

Divisions–

Airborne–

82nd: 62, 76, 183, 215, 219, Appendix A

Armoured–

1st: 456, 641, Appendix A. 2nd: 62, 114, Appendix A

Infantry–

1st: 62, 85, 103, 130-1, 135, 152, 163, 171, Appendix A

3rd: 75, 114, 171, 457, 667, Appendix A

9th: 135, 170-1, Appendix A

34th: 455, 599, 676, Appendix A

36th: 391-2, 454, 667, Appendix A

45th: 62, 81, 87, 117, 135, 245, 667, Appendix A

85th: 599, Appendix A

88th: 591, 602, 604, 676, Appendix A

91st: 599, Appendix A

92nd: 641, 674, 677, Appendix A

Mountain–

10th: 676-7, Appendix A

Force 163: 667

see also US Seventh Army

Force 343: 15, 46, 62

see also US Seventh Army. 509th

Parachute Battalion: 670

442nd Regimental Combat Team: 670

Navy

US Navy: 63, 352

Allied Forces (Other than US)

Brazilian

Brazilian Expeditionary Force: Appendix A

French

Algerian Troops: 406, 457

Armies–

Army “B”: 667

First French Army. See Army “B”

Corps–

Expéditionnaire Français:

Battle for Rome, 404, 406n, 410n, 413, 417, 444, 449-50, 457

advances north of Rome, 462, 469, 475-6, 491, 667

other refs 389, 393

2nd: 667

19th: 5

Divisions–

Infantry–

1st Motorized: 406, 413, Appendix A

2nd Moroccan: 406, 441, 444, Appendix A

3rd Algerian: Appendix A, see also Algerian Troops

Mountain–

4th Moroccan: Appendix A.

French Commando Troops: 667

Greek

Greek Mountain Brigade, 3rd: 530, 538, 543-4, 559, 563, 583-4, Appendix A

Italian

Bafile Battalion: 385

Combat Groups–

Cremona: 654, Appendix A

Folgore: Appendix A

Friuli: Appendix A

Legnano: Appendix A

Mantova: Appendix A

Piceno: Appendix A

28th Garibaldi Brigade: 610, 621

Italian Liberation Corps: 491, Appendix A

1st Motorized Group: 454

Polish

Brigade–

2nd Polish Armoured: Appendix A

Corps–

2nd Polish Corps: Cassino, 390, 400, 404, 407, 410

Adriatic Coast, 462, 482, 488, 490-1

Gothic Line, 493-4, 502-3, 505, 507, 513, 518

Apennines, 574-5, 580, 591, 611-12, 622

final offensive, 675-6

other refs 447n, 594, 603, 605, 621n, 655, Appendix A

Divisions, Infantry–

3rd Carpathian: 372, 380n, 401n, 519, 622, Appendix A

5th Kresowa: Appendix A

Units, Armoured–

Carpathian Lancers: 490

Inter-Allied Organizations

Airborne Army, First Allied: 670

Allied Armies in Italy: 363n, 487, 498, 562, 595, 680

Allied Central Mediterranean Force: 363n

Allied Forces in Italy: 363

Allied Force Headquarters (AFHQ):

plans for Sicily, 9, 34, 37

plans for Italy, 184-6

Italian armistice, 214

change of command, 339, 632

“Timberwolf”, 340, 346, 348-9

Advance HQ moves to Italy, 350, 353

equipment for 1st Canadian Corps., 357-8, 360

Operation ANVIL, 463, 667n

GOLDFLAKE, 660, 666

other refs 484, 653, 674n

Army Groups–

6th: 669

15th:

plans for Sicily, 37-8, 114n

air support for, 111, 272

equipment, 126-7, 271, 339

Operation “Hardgate”, 139

casualties in Sicily, 174

visited by McNaughton, 178

plans for Italy, 187, 200

lands at Taranto, 222

advances to Rome, 272-5

1st Canadian Corps joins, 341, 347-50, 355, 357, 451

L. of C. duties by Canadian troops, 363

Anzio landings, 365

Gustav Line, 403-4

The Romagna, 595, 611

change of command, 632

GOLDFLAKE, 659-60, 664n

other refs 72, 387, 665, see also Allied Armies in Italy

British-American Airborne Task Force: 667

see also 1st Airborne Task Force

1st Airborne Task Force: 667, 669-70

First Special Service Force: 453-7, 607n, 666-71, 674, Appendix A, illustration 416

Regiments–

1st: 454-7, 669-70

2nd: 453-7, 669-70

3rd: 454-7, 669-70

Force 141: 9, 15, 17-18, 26, 184

see also 15th Army Group

Mediterranean Allied Air Forces: 400n, 404

Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Force: 400, 459, 597n

Mediterranean Allied Photographic Reconnaissance Wing: 400n

Mediterranean Allied Strategic Air Force: 400, 404, 459, 675

Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Force: 400, 404, 458, 464, 503, 547, 597, 675-6

C. Enemy Forces

German Forces

Air Force

2nd Air Fleet: 53, 72, 119, 201, 218, 236, 331, 459

Hermann Göring Division, Parachute and Air Force Field Divisions (all tactically under Army command). See Army

Army

Afrika Korps: 5, 194, 265

Armeeabteilung von Zangen. See Armeegruppe von Zangen

Armed Forces Operations Staff (WFSt): 169, 173, 188, 195, 331, 437, 645, 665

Armed Forces High Command (OKW): 91, 136, 173, 188, 194, 197, 254-5, 264, 373, 398, 494-5, 570, 645, 679, see also Armed Forces Operations Staff

Armeegruppe von Zangen: 460, 494-5, 591n

Armies–

First: 460

Fifth Panzer: 5, 58

Tenth:

formed, 195

Southern Italy, 197, 222-4, 228, 237-8, 254, 267-9, 272, 287

Ortona, 303, 313, 325, 328, 332

proposed Adriatic offensive, 330-1

Anzio, 373-4

Liri Valley, 395, 397-9, 404, 425-6, 436-41, 448-9

Gothic Line, 461, 477, 487-91, 493, 497, 499, 502-3, 511-12, 523

Rimini Line, 547-8, 551, 554, 557

casualties, 563

The Romagna, 570-1, 574-5, 583, 591-2, 600-1, 622-3, 645, 653, 677

other refs 196, 243, 251, 259, 275, 366, 371, 374, 379, 392-4, 397, 460, 464n, 466n, 536, Appendix B

Fourteenth:

formed, 269

Anzio, 373-5, 397, 404, 437, 441, 449

Paula Line, 477

Gothic Line, 511, 527, 571, 582, 591-2, 599, 604

other refs 290, 399, 410n, 459-61, 466n, 492-3, 512, 674, Appendix B

Fifteenth: 374n

Nineteenth: 669

Ligurian: 536, 571, 591, 677, Appendix B

Army Groups–

“B”: 196, 265-7, 269

“C”:

is formed, 269

command of, 269, 592, 613, 653, 672

surrenders, 678

other refs 373, 382, 460-1, 487, 495, 524, 528, 679

“E”: 672n

Battalions–

Alpine (Hochgebirgsbataillon)–

3rd: 321n

4th: 321n

Anti-Tank–

114th: 417

190th: 417

525th (Heavy GHQ): 417

590th (Heavy GHQ): 547

Armoured Engineer– Hermann Goring: 146-7, 170

Engineer–

305th: 415n

334th: 382, 415

Field Replacement (Feld Ersatz)– 44th: 413-15

Fortress– 923rd: 141-2, 154

Fusilier–

20th: 558

98th: 638

334th: 445n

Grenadier. See under Regiments

Jäger. See under Regiments

Machine Gun–

Field-Marshal Kesselring No. 1: 628, 630

1st Parachute: 399, 405

Panzer– 26th: 440

Panzer Grenadier. See under Regiments

Panzer Reconnaissance–

Hermann Goring: 328

Parachute. See under Regiments

Reconnaissance–

190th: 629-30

Tank. See under Regiments

Battle Groups–

Fabian: 415

Hauck: 398

Heilmann: 240

Schulz: 405-6

Stempel: 253

Strafner: 415n, 425

Von Carnap: 146n

Von Doering: 253, 255

Blocking Group Bode: 374, 381, 399, 415

Brigades–

Assault Gun, 907th: 417

Fortress, 135th: Appendix B

Commands–

Adriatic Coast: Appendix B

Venetian Coast: Appendix B

Corps–

Infantry–

73rd: 613, 626, 628, 633

75th: Appendix B

87th: 196n

97th: 672n

Korpsabteilung Lieb: Appendix B

Lombardy: Appendix B

Mountain–

51st:

Southern Italy, 374, 385

Liri Valley, 394, 398, 415n, 429, 431, 436

casualties, 425

Gothic Line, 601, 603, 641

other refs 313, 408, 490-1, 493, 495, 582, 591, 677

Panzer–

2nd S.S.: 196n

14th: Sicily, 115-17, 154n, 168-9

casualties, 174, 459

reinforced in Italy, 195

Southern Italy, 196, 205, 224, 280

Liri Valley, 395, 398, 403-5, 410, 437, 441, 445, 447

other refs 251, 268, 390, 394, 460, 591, Appendix B

76th: Southern Italy, 195-6, 223-4, 238, 240, 243, 245, 247-8, 260, 280, 290-1

Ortona, 325, 329, 332, 336, 338

casualties, 243, 310, 313, 333, 459, 563

Arielli R., 366

Gothic Line, 493, 503-4, 510-12, 523

Rimini Line, 527, 536, 542, 547, 551, 558

The Romagna, 565, 584-5, 590-2, 613, 623, 626, 653

other refs 374-5, 460, 466, 473, 571-2, 582, Appendix

Parachute–

1st: 397n, 460, 475, 477n, 591, 601, 676, Appendix B

Witthoft: 512n

Divisions–

Flieger–

7th: 116

German Air Force Field: 182

19th: Appendix B

20th: 437, 460, 536, 540, 554, Appendix B

Infantry–

34th: 670, Appendix B

44th (Reichsgrenadierdivision Hoch and Deutschmeister): 398, 405-6, 409n, 445n, 455, 459n, 571, 601, Appendix B

65th: 266, 280, 290, 309, 330, 382n, 676, Appendix B

71st: 398, 405n, 438, 503-4, 507, 509, 511-12, 527, 536, 540, Appendix B

76th: Appendix B

92nd: Appendix B

94th: 398, 438, 459n, 571, Appendix B

98th: 512, 525, 527, 536, 540, 627-8, 631, 634-5, 639, 643n, 649, 675, Appendix B

148th: 641, 669-70, 674, Appendix B

155th (Field Training): Appendix B

162nd (Turcoman): 460, 512n, 525, 527, 554, 558, 674, Appendix B

164th (Light Africa): 154

232nd: Appendix B

237th: Appendix B

278th: 493, 527, 542, 582n, 612, 627, Appendix B

305th: 266, 374-5, 381-2, 398, 415, 445n, 601, 603, 622-3, 676, Appendix B

334th: 330, 366, 374, 381, 398, 415, 466-8, 503, 604, Appendix B

356th: 438, 460, 466, 469, 477n, 486, 536-7, 575, 582, 599-600, 613, 615, 626, 628, 653n, Appendix B

362nd: 459n, 601, 653-4, 675, Appendix B

371st: Appendix B

710th: 650, 653, 672, Appendix B

715th: 456, 474n, 477n, 600-1, 632, 672, Appx “B”

Jäger–

42nd: 438, 653, Appendix B

114th: 398, 404, 582, 584, 594, 609, 613, 615, 617, 622, 626-8, 649, 653, Appendix B

Mountain–

5th: 393n, 398-9, 404, 415n, 425, 493, 500, 503, 525, Appendix B

8th: Appendix B

157th: Appendix B

188th (Reserve): Appendix B

Panzer–

Herman Goring: Sicily, 59-60, 76, 78, 85, 90-2, 113, 118, 131, 146-9, 163, 169

equipment, 89

casualties, 174, 459, 466

Salerno, 195-6

Leghorn, 398

Rome, 437, 457

Liri Valley, 441, 449, 457

other refs 115-16, 194, 456, 474-5, Appendix B

1st. S.S. (Adolf Hitler): Appendix B

16th: 195-6, 217, 251, 253-5, 280, 290, Appendix B

26th: Southern Italy, 195-6, 218, 223, 240, 245, 247, 250, 256, 262, 288, 290, 295

Orsogna, 321

proposed Adriatic offensive, 330-1

Anzio, 398

Liri Valley, 410, 414, 440, 444

casualties, 459n

Gothic Line, 512, 517, 525

Rimini Line, 527, 536

The Romagna, 572-3, 577, 582, 587-8, 592, 609, 612, 623, 649, 675

other refs 366, 373, 375, 681, Appendix B

Panzer Grenadier–

3rd: 195-6, 215-16, 366n, 397n, 477, Appendix B

15th:

formed, 58-9

Sicily, 60, 78, 91, 93, 115, 117n 123, 131, 146, 154, 163

tribute to Canadian troops, 106

Italy, 194, 196, 398-9, 453, 472, 493, 500, 544, Appendix B

16th: S.S.: 649, 653, Appendix B

29th:

Catania, 116-17

“Grizzly” feature, 131

San Stefano, 135

casualties, 174, 459n, 558

Southern Italy, 195, 206, 218n, 241, 244, 247-9, 259, 261-2

Garigliano R., 373-4

Mignano Gap, 454

Gothic Line, 460, 476, 512

Paula Line, 477

Coriano Ridge, 525, 527, 536, 539, 548

San Fortunato Ridge, 554, 558

The Romagna, 568, 572-3, 582, 675

other ‘refs 163, 196, 330-1, 398, 592, 643n, 681, Appendix B

90th:

formed, 58-9

Sardinia, 196

Corsica, 21n

Sangro R., 288, 290

Moro R., 292, 302-3

The Gully, 304-5

casualties, 309-10, 339, 425, 459n

Garigliano R., 373

Liri Valley, 409n, 414-15, 429-31, 440

The Romagna, 561, 577, 582-3,. 591