The Battle of Anzio, also known as Frontline of Anzio and Nettuno, took place on January 22, 1944, with the Allied amphibious landing known as Operation Shingle in the Italian Campaign against German (and several Italian R.S.I.) forces in the area o…
Latitude and longitude of Anzio
Anzio (Italian pronunciation: [ˈantsjo]) is a city and comune on the coast of the Lazio region of Italy, about 56 kilometres (35 mi) south of Rome.
Latitude: 41° 29' 5.75" N
Longitude: 12° 37' 7.79" E
Articles of interest in Anzio
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The Pontine Marshes, termed in Latin Pomptinus Ager by Titus Livius, Pomptina Palus (singular) and Pomptinae Paludes (plural) by Pliny the Elder, today the Agro Pontino in Italian, is an approximately quadrangular area of former marshland in the Laz…
Lavinium was a port city of Latium, 53 km (33 mi) to the south of Rome, at a median distance between the Tiber river at Ostia and Anzio. The coastline then, as now, was a long strip of beach. Lavinium was on a hill at the southernmost edge of the Si…
Lanuvium (more frequently Lanivium in Imperial Roman times, later Civita Lavinia, modern Lanuvio) is an ancient city of Latium (Latin: Lānŭuĭum or Lānĭuĭum), some 32 kilometres (20 mi) southeast of Rome, a little southwest of the Via Appia.
Henry Thomas Waskow (September 24, 1918 – December 14, 1943) was a US Army captain memorialized in Ernie Pyle's dispatch "The Death of Captain Waskow," which in turn was faithfully portrayed in the movie The Story of G.I. Joe.
The 1st Airborne Task Force was a short-lived Allied airborne unit created for "Operation Dragoon" – the invasion of Southern France. Formed in July 1944, under the command of Major General Robert T. Frederick it took part in the "Dragoon" landings …
Three Taverns (Latin: Tres Tabernae) was a place on the ancient Appian Way, about 50 km from Rome, designed for the reception of travellers, as the name indicates.
Pratica di Mare Air Base (ICAO: LIRE) is an Italian Air Force installation southwest of Rome, Italy. It was built in 1937, and in 1957 it was named after Colonnello Mario de Bernardi. It is the biggest Italian air base. A particular detail is that t…
The Sicily–Rome American Cemetery and Memorial is a cemetery in Italy for American military personnel who were killed in World War II.
Latina Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant at Latina, Lazio, Italy.
The Lapis Satricanus, or, "stone of Satricum", is a yellow stone found in the ruins of the ancient Satricum, near Borgo Montello (41°31′N12°47′E), a village of southern Lazio, dated late 6th to early 5th centuries BC. It was found in 1977 during ex…
Torre Astura, formerly an island called by the ancients merely Astura (Greek: Ἄστυρα), is now a peninsula in the comune of Nettuno, on the coast of Latium, Italy, at the southeast extremity of the Bay of Antium, on the road to Circeii.
Torvaianica or Torvajanica is a frazione of the commune of Pomezia, in the province of Rome, central Italy.
Nettuno Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy, which is located approximately 4 km east of Nettuno; about 50 km south-southeast of Rome.
Lavinio Lido di Enea is a small sea side tourist town in the Lazio region of Italy, 31 miles (50 km) southwest of Rome.
USS Swerve (AM-121) was an Auk-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.
USS Portent (AM-106) was an Auk-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.
Tre Cancello Landing Strip is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy, which is located approximately 11 km east-northeast of Anzio; about 50 km south-southeast of Rome.