War in the Mediterranean—The Invasions of Sicily and Italy
Lecture no. 16 from the course: World War II: A Military and Social History
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.