World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ITALY: Incident at the Sangro

Across the shell-pocked Sangro battlefield (TIME, Dec. 13), Eighth Army veterans saw a dusky-eyed young woman running, heard her sob: "Stop, stop, oh please stop!" Her story: She was Bonita Caputi, American wife of an Italian officer missing in action. A refugee from Nazi terror, she and her baby daughter had lived with villagers in a cave dug in the Sangro no man's land, had survived eight days & nights of shelling and bombing.

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