[an-zee-oh; Italian ahn-tsyaw]
- a town in Italy, S of Rome on the Tyrrhenian coast: site of Allied beachhead in World War II.
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But getting off Italian beachheads at Salerno and Anzio had proven nightmarish.
The dogged Bigart was another veteran of the siege at Anzio.
He was greeted cordially by Anzio and was introduced to the two others present.
"Get him out of here," roared Anzio as he waved to Damino to obey his commands.
Shirley was later to learn that young Anzio, the new bank employee, was a nephew of the manager of the trucking company.
Shirley turned to find Anzio frantically searching the contents of a drawer in the nearby cabinet.
Placing the gun in his pocket, Shirley seized a tall, steel-legged stool to bring it down on Anzio's unprotected head.
- a port and resort on the W coast of Italy: site of Allied landings in World War II. Pop: 36 952 (2001)
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