Where was Point 593 at the Battle of Cassino?

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Point 593 was a prominent peak just above Monte Cassino on the same ridge.

This ridge was called Snakeshead Ridge. It was in the shape roughly of a boomerang and jutted out towards the north east from the monastery. In the bend or elbow of the ridge was the rocky outcrop called point 593 (593 metres above sea level). Point 593 was scene of some of the heaviest fighting of the cassino campaign with units such as US 144 infantry, 1st Bn Royal Sussex and The Gurkhas all trying to take it and finally the Polish Karpathian Division taking it from the Germans. The Polish Cassino War Cemetery is now situated on the crest of Snakeshead Ridge at the foot of Point 593 and between it and the monastery. The memorial to the Karpathian Division is at the north eastern base of Point 593.

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