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After a long and hard-fought battle, the Allies took over the ancient Italian monastery Montecassino on this day in 1944.

ITALY — Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (left) prepares for the Battle of Monte Cassino with French military officers Alphonse Juin (center) and Maj. Gen. Goislard de Monsabert, 1943.

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