1943 – 2013

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On July 9-10, 1943 the Allied landings in Sicily opened a new phase in World War II. Operation Husky brought US and Allied (British, Canadian and Free French) troops on European soil for the first time since 1940 and led directly to the fall of Mussolini and the Italian armistice.

The Italian government has made 2013 the “Year of Italian Culture in USA” and the Italian Embassy in Washington has assured its support.vehicle_jeep55

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