FROM WARSAW TO ROME: GENERAL ANDERS’ EXILED POLISH ARMY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
276pp., 16 illus.2017. In May 1944, 40,000 Polish soldiers attacked and captured the hilltops of Monte Cassino, bringing to a close the largest, bloodiest battle fought by the western Allies in the Second World War. Days later the Allied armies marched into Rome seizing the first Axis capital. No-one in 1939 could have foreseen an entire Polish Corps engaged on the Italian Front.