The Impact of Monte Cassino

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Impact from the Battle of Monte Cassino.


(CONTINUED ... ) THE ENVIABLE HIGH MORALE of General Anders' Polish troops and the accounts of their PASSIONATE FIGHTING strengthened each other and their flanking units. German
troops, instead, shared their worries and weakened each other, thus increasing the attrition caused by fear, which was distressing Germany's fighting men. 

Wehrmacht commanders and their leaders had been totally unprepared for such a psychological event taking place
in their ranks.
 Officers, from Lieutenants to Generals, had difficulty recognizing it. Their own anxiety covered it up.

The 2PLCorps had delivered an EPIDEMIC OF FEAR.
But, German officers had neither been trained nor had any experience in the detection and management of FEAR!

German leaders did not understand the effective contagious mechanism that fear can produce among beleaguered troops.

Instead, German leaders stayed focused on who they should blame for having units in retreat with huge battle losses ... while all along  — they were unknowingly standing —
                 — in the middle of an invisible epidemic !!

With the speed of modern communications, the alarming dismay of Polish retaliation preceded the Wehrmacht's retreat in Italy, going far beyond the Alps and spreading forward to plague the souls of German troops everywhere
in Europe, even in Normandy ... in the heart of Germany.
It would tarnish their glory and make them weak.
 

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Carlo often said that German soldiers were less brutal and more sociable when they were drunk on our wine than when they were drunk on Nazi ideology.

Compared to the 1939 Blitz of their origin, now Germany's Stormtroopers were sharing our wine – and their fear.
Their nightmare would become Germany's trepidation
capable of cracking their Nazi crust and bringing out their human sense of guilt.

On occasion, Victor had remarked that our family's wine business with German soldiers had been an open medium for all the grumbles, gripes, gossips, slanders, and every complaint which had surfaced in their units.

"It was difficult not to laughVictor told me ... "neither smile nor giggle" ...(he would crack up laughing telling me) "whenever a drunken German would (ha!) commiserate with me!! ME !!!!! his fear of Polish revenge ... ha ha"!! 

Their new dread of Poland would render them forever unable
to fight and triumph like they once did. Such was the impact made on Monte Cassino by General Anders' PL2Corps.

Winston Churchill had predicted that “the war will be won in
the soft underbelly of Europe” and he was absolutely right.
Germany lost the war to Poland in May 1944, on Monte Cassino. The next 11 months were Germany's slow death.

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