Encyclopedia > Barbara Line

  Article Content

Barbara Line

The Barbara Line, during World War II, was a series of German military fortifications, near Naples, Italy, which ran along a ridge from the Vulturno to the Garigliano and then over the southern Apennines to the Trigno. In October 1943, Allied forces attacked the Vulturno and forced the Germans to retreat from the Barbara Line. On November 2, British troops reached the Garigliano and, on January 17, 1944, the river was crossed.

See also:

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... - Wikipedia <<Up     Contents Autocracy Autocracy is a form of government which resides in the absolute power of a single individual. Th ...

This page was created in 24.6 ms