(S01-E37) HV Walter Winchell Newscast - "News of Italy Surrender During WWII and Other News"


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In this podcast episode, we feature Walter Winchell and his news broadcast that included information about Italy surrendering during World War Two.

The imperial ambitions of the Italian Fascist regime aspired to restore the Roman Empire in North Africa and the Mediterranean were partially met with the annexation of Albania, occupation of British Somaliland, and other territories, but ultimately collapsed after defeats in the East and North African campaigns. In July 1943, following the Allied invasion of Sicily,

In addition to this audio episode, I also provide two PDF documents. The first is an overview of the military history of Italy during World War II. The second is the armistice agreement of Italy surrendering to the Allies.

Let us now tune our radio dial to September 8, 1943 and listen to Walter Winchell share the day’s news including the surrender of Italy during World War Two.

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