Anzio Order of Battle. Battle of Anzio, (22 January–5 June 1944), World War II event on the coast of Italy, south of Rome. 20 posts • Page 1 of 1. Unsure on the unnecessary bloodshed and loss of life on a campaign that didn't do much, and unsure because ultimately Anzio did draw a large amount of forces away from France and the Normandy invasion. Anzio order of battle is a listing of the significant formations that were involved in the fighting for the Anzio bridgehead south of Rome, January 1944 – June 1944, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, http://web.archive.org/web/20070717145740/http://www.ordersofbattle.com/OOBDefault.aspx, "World War II unit histories and officers", http://web.archive.org/web/20070626104300/http://www.unithistories.com/default.asp, "Axis History Factbook: German army order of battle", http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=30, "Decima MAS:Leggenda della RSI. Daniele Slitherine Posts: 830 Joined: Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:17 am. Order of battle. Battle of Anzio Casualties . Il Battaglione Barbarigo", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Anzio_order_of_battle&oldid=982346148, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Nembo" Battalion from RSI Parachute Regiment "Folgore" (, This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 15:54. Allied Forces Initially: 36,000 soldiers and 2,300 vehicles Breakout: 150,000 soldiers and 1,500 guns German Forces Initially: 20,000 German soldiers + five Italian battalions (4,600 soldiers) Breakout: 135,000 German soldiers + two Italian battalions. Anzio order of battle is a listing of the significant formations that were involved in the fighting for the Anzio bridgehead south of Rome, January 1944 – June 1944 Contents[show] Allied Forces and organization Allied Armies in Italy C-in-C: General Sir Harold Alexander U.S. Orders of Battle - OPERATION SHINGLE 1944 AL VIA LE VISITE GUIDATE DELLE GROTTE DI APRILIA E DELLO SBARCO DI ANZIO - GO-HAED FOR THE GUIDED TOURS OF THE CAVES AND OF ANZIO … Search Advanced search. Allied forces in this attack consisted of 5 cruisers, 24 destroyers, 238 landing craft, 62+ other ships, 40,000 soldiers, and 5,000+ vehicles. Anzio order of battle is a listing of the significant formations that were involved in the fighting for the Anzio bridgehead south of Rome, January 1944 – June 1944, "World War II unit histories and officers", "Axis History Factbook: German army order of battle", "US VI Corps Invasion of Anzio 22 January to 31 March 1944", "Decima MAS:Leggenda della RSI. 11 Feb 1944 : Major General John Lucas ordered a counterattack from the Anzio beachhead in Italy, which was repulsed by the Germans which had intercepted Allied radio communications and had prepared for this attack. Intended as a daring outflanking move that would open up the way to the capture of Rome, the Anzio landings degenerated into World War II deadlock: the Allies unable to drive forward from their bridgehead and the Germans without the means to push the invaders back into the sea. I couldn't help but come away from Anzio feeling unsure. Anzio - "Anzio: Born 1969 - Died 1972" (Review), Tom Oleson + More - Less. This encouraged him to order Alexander to produce a plan for the capture of Rome. Anzio order of battle is a listing of the significant formations that were involved in the fighting for the Anzio bridgehead south of Rome, January 1944 – June 1944 This is a list of orders of battle, which list the known military units that were located within the field of operations for each battle. The February battle had given Anzio a reputation of danger that did not abandon it even when the great fighting ceased. Battle of Anzio Casualties. Anzio Beachhead (22 January-25 May 1944) is one of a series of fourteen studies of World War II operations originally published by the War Department's Historical Division and now returned to print as part of the Army's commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of that momentous clash of arms. In his headquarters 50 miles to the north in Rome, Albert Kesselring studied dispatches and reports from Anzio that evening and noted how fast the battle was consuming arms and assault units. Order of Battles are available for a variety of mini-games and the campaign game, providing a highly versatile game of almost any duration and complexity. He ordered von Mackensen, Operation Fischfang’s commander, to commit his reserves. He relied heavily on personal memoirs and narratives in order to get the feel of not only the generals but of the soldiers as well. 13 Feb 1944 British 1st Infantry Division. Moderators: The Artistocrats, Order of Battle Moderators. Allied Forces 43,000 casualties Anzio – “Diadem Scenario Order of Battle” (Insert) Tom Oleson; Series Replay - Anzio Antonio Barrera, Rafael Diez, Juan Carlos Duerr, Hans Duerr, Tom Oleson; Anzio – “Design Analysis - Anzio Designer's Notes for Diadem” (Designer's Notes) Tom Oleson; Panzerfaust Article List: Number 56 Nov-Dec '72 . On the Adriatic the Eighth Army was to cross the Sangro, break through the Winter Line, reach Pescara and then advance up the Pescara River. The twenty-four page rule book is divided into a basic game and several advanced versions.