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By the afternoon of 5 October, they had been squeezed back to within. By late morning on 6 October, the Allies were on the attack and by late afternoon the Germans had started to fall back to the next prepared defences on the River Trignothe Barbara Line. To ask other readers questions about From the Volturno to the Winter Line, 6 October – 15 Novemberplease sign up.


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This section needs expansion with: This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Want to Read saving…. However, logistical problems had prevented the Allies building a heavy duty bridge across the Biferno and when the bulldozed linee were washed away by heavy rains that evening there remained no way to get tanks across the river to support the infantry.

Trivia About From the Volturno Open Preview See a Problem? As a response to the increasing Allied pressure on the Adriatic front, on October 1st the German supreme commander in Italy— Generalfeldmarshall Albert Kesselring —ordered the 16th Panzer Division to switch to the Adriatic front, presenting a major and unforeseen threat to the unsupported Allied infantry.

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