70 years ago, during the period 2nd to 9th April 1945, there were four awards of the Victoria Cross just before and during the first day of the last battle period in northern Italy, Operation Grapeshot (Buckland). Two of the men, who were awarded the Victoria Cross, are buried at Argenta Gap CWGC cemetery. Corporal Thomas Hunter, No 43 Royal Marine Commando. http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1716660/HUNTER,%20THOMAS%20PECK Major Anders Lassen, SBS, SAS Regiment AAC. http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1716704/LASSEN,%20ANDERS%20FREDERICK%20EMIL%20V%20SCHAU Sepoy Namdeo Jadav, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry. Sepoy Ali Haidar, 13th Frontier Force Rifles. best edit: added photo of Argenta Gap CWGC cemetery taken in 2009.