Expeditionary Corps, for the last two weeks of the period, on the right flank. The actionsof these units and of the British Eighth Army on the Adriatic coast are summarized briefly.This study is the sixth of a series called AMERICAN FORCES IN ACTION, designedexclusively for military personnel. No part of this narrative may be republished withoutthe consent of the A. C. of S., G-2, War Department, Washington 25, D. C.
The Winter Line is
based on the best military records now available. The manuscript was prepared in the field by the Fifth Army Historical Section. The oblique terrain photographs (pp. 10, 11, 13, 19, 20, 39, 46, 4.7, 74, 80, 95, 99, 111) are by the JointIntelligence Collecting Agency; all others are by the U. S. Army Signal Corps. Readersare urged to send directly to the Historical Branch, G-2, War Department, Washington25, D. C., comments, criticisms, and additional information which may be of value in the preparation of a complete and definitive history of this operation.
The Drive to the Winter Line
At the Winter Line
Fifth Army's Problem
Plans for the Attack
Preparations for Operation Raincoat
Capture of the Main Camino Peaks
Italian Attack on Mount Lungo
Gaining a Foothold on Mount Sammucro
Infantry Batters at San Pietro
Plans for Further Attack
Fighting West From Mount Sammucro