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…
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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.
Norba, an ancient town of Latium (Adjectum), Italy. It is situated 1 mile northwest of the modern town of Norma, on the western edge of the Volscian Mountains or Monti Lepini. The town is perched above a precipitous cliff with a splendid view over 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.
The Monti Lepini (Italian: Lepini mountains) are a mountain range which belongs to the Anti-Apennines of the Lazio region of central Italy, between the two provinces of Latina and Rome.
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.
Lago di Caprolace is a lake in the Province of Latina, Lazio, Italy.
Valvisciolo Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in the province of Latina, central Italy, near the towns of Sermoneta and Ninfa.
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.
Stadio Steno Borghese is a baseball stadium located in Nettuno, Italy.
Latina Airport (Italian: Aeroporto di Latina) (IATA: QLT, ICAO: LIRL) is a military airport located near Latina, a city in the Lazio region of central Italy. The airport is approximately 9 km (5 NM) north of Latina.
Borgo Santa Maria is a small town located 30 km north-east of Rome. It is an hamlet belonging to the municipality of Montelibretti.