Moriso Teraoka
100th Infantry Battalion

The Gothic Line and Po Valley Campaign

Moriso Teraoka

The Germans had been constructing fortifications, known as the Gothic Line, along the top of the Apennines for nine months.

In April 1945, together with the 92nd Infantry Division, the 100th/442nd is ordered to spearhead a diversionary assault on the western sector of the Gothic Line in Italy.

The 100th/442nd breaches this formerly impregnable stronghold. This battle, known as the Po Valley Campaign, effectively ends the war in Italy.