May 22nd in German History: Germany and Italy Sign the Pact of Steel

One often incorrect assumption made about the Axis Powers in the Second World War is that said powers were close allies that cooperated often and amiably. This could not be further from the truth. Initially, Italy was even opposed to German expansion and attempted to maintain the independence of Austria. However, the unwillingness of FranceContinue reading “May 22nd in German History: Germany and Italy Sign the Pact of Steel”