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War in the Mediterranean—The Invasions of Sicily and Italy

Lecture no. 16 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History

 War in the Mediterranean—The Invasions of Sicily and Italy

Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

In addition to tracing the course of the campaigns in Sicily and Italy, with particular emphasis on the Anzio landings, the Battle of Monte Cassino, and the liberation of Rome, this lecture analyzes the politics of the war in Italy and the impact of the Italian campaign on the timing of the cross-Channel invasion of France.


March 22, 2017