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  • Monte Cassino, Italy
    Monday Jan 17, 1944

    World War II

    Battle of Monte Cassino

    Monte Cassino, Italy
    Monday Jan 17, 1944

    The Allies launched series of successful attacks against Axis forces in Winter Line, the attacks lasted from 17 January until 18 May 1944. The intention was a breakthrough to Rome.




  • Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jun 4, 1944

    World War II

    Rome was captured

    Rome, Italy
    Sunday Jun 4, 1944

    The Allied offensives in Italy had succeeded and, at the expense of allowing several German divisions to retreat, on 4 June Rome was captured.




  • Rome, Italy
    Friday Jun 16, 1944

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle meet the Pope and the new Italian government

    Rome, Italy
    Friday Jun 16, 1944

    On 16 June and then went on to Rome to meet the Pope and the new Italian government.




  • Rome, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1944

    Winston Churchill

    King Victor Emmanuel sacked Mussolini

    Rome, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1944

    King Victor Emmanuel sacked Mussolini on 25 July and appointed Marshal Badoglio as Prime Minister. Badoglio opened negotiations with the Allies which resulted in the Armistice of Cassibile on 3 September.




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