3 Commando Bridge - The Fallen
Eventually they were ordered to withdraw but the bridge was saved from the demolition that the Germans had planned. After the fall of Catania, General Montgomery ordered that a stone be carved with “3 Commando Bridge” and this stone cemented into the Punta del Malati bridge.
An excellent account of the operation by Lieutenant John Erskine Channon RE and No.3 Commando is [HERE....].
Some images of the bridge as it is in more recent times are [HERE....].
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