Episode 87: The Allied Bombing of Italy


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Mussolini and Hitler met on July 19, 1943 - nine days after the Allies invaded Sicily. At their meeting in Northern Italy, Mussolini was unwilling to admit that Italy would not be in the war much longer. As the meeting came to a close, it was announced that the Allies were bombing Rome.

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