May 2nd In German History: The German Surrender of Italy and Berlin

Far from being the soft underbelly in Europe, Italy had proven a difficult theater ever since the Allied invasion had begun in 1943. German troops had held most famously at the Gustav Line during the Battle of Monte Cassino. The slow progress in Italy along with Soviet impatience had forced the Allies to invade NormandyContinue reading “May 2nd In German History: The German Surrender of Italy and Berlin”