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Table of Contents for The Canadian Battlefields in Italy: Ortona and the Liri Valley by Eric McGeer and Matt Symes

Ortona

Introduction

The Canadian Battlefield Series

Ortona

Background

History

The assaults across the Moro and the capture of San Leonardo

The capture of Cider Crossroads

The fight for the town

Operations west of Ortona and the advance of Torre Mucchia

The Tour

Tour 1—The assaults across the Moro and the capture of San Leonardo

Tour 2—The capture of Cider Crossroads

Tour 3—The fight for the town

Tour 4—Operations west of Ortona and the advance of Torre Mucchia

The Liri Valley

Introduction

The Liri Valley

History

Operations of the First Special Service Force

Operation “Diadem” and the breaking of the Gustav Line

The approach to the Hitler Line and Operation “Chesterfield”

The Melfa Crossing and the road to Rome

The Tour

Tour 1—Operations of the First Special Service Force

Tour 2—Operation “Diadem” and the breaking of the Gustav Line

Tour 3—The approach to the Hitler Line and Operation “Chesterfield”

Tour 4—The Melfa Crossing and the road to Rome

Additional Information

Travel Information

Hotels and Restaurants

Suggestions for further reading

Canadian Order of Battle