Anzio

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a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea

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SECOND WORLD WAR Otta, Norway (1940), Defence of Arras, Dunkirk (1940), Normandy Landing, Tilly sur Seulles, St Pierre La Vielle, Gheel, Nede'rijn, North-west Europe (1940, 1944-45), Gazala, Defence of Alamein Line, El Alamein, Mareth, Akarit, North Africa (1942-43), Landing in Sicily, Lentini, Sicily (1943), Minturno, Anzio, Italy (1943-44), Arakan Beaches, Burma (1945).
During World War II, Ackerman was among those who landed in North Africa, then moved on to combat in the invasion of Anzio, Italy, where he was wounded.
He served in the Royal Navy in World War II and was one of the first to land at Anzio, Italy, to set up communications for the landing craft.
With first blood going to Kjell and Dyke, the rest of the teams have only ten days of testing and post mortem before the flag goes up at the Italian Grand Prix in Anzio, Italy on June 11.
Anniversaries: 1771: The Falkland Islands were ceded to Britain by Spain; 1901: Death of Queen Victoria; 1924: Ramsay MacDonald, the first Labour prime minister, took office; 1927: The first broadcast of a football match took place when Arsenal played Sh effield United at Highbury, London; 1944: Allied landings in Anzio, Italy, began; 1972: The United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark joined the Common Market; 1983: Anne Winter became British Rail's first woman engine driver.
Anzio, Italy, where the unit garnered 17 confirmed kills and six damaged aircraft against German and Italian forces.
As an infantryman at Anzio, Italy, during the Second World War, I remember the occasional German would venture into our lines to trade bottles of cognac for tins of Spam.