70 years ago this month
Reconnaissance and patrols are undertaken to ready for the Battalion's attack on the Cassino railway station. The attack saw the unit suffer over 100 casualties in less than 24 hours, the heaviest of any of the New Zealand units. Read the war diary for February 1944 here
Haane Manahi (DCM) of B Company who embarked with the Main Body.
Reference: Detail of PA.000048
Photographer: Richard John James Thomson
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