This Day in History: 1944-07-18

The 1st Battalion was ordered to seize Piana di Maggio, a 250m-high crescent-shaped ridge the capture of which would cut the line of the enemy’s withdrawal. It was successful although there were several casualties. Click here for a detailed description of the battle.

Map from the Regimental History showing the route of the 1st Battalion across Pian di Maggio