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The 3rd of September marks 70 years since the Allied invasion of Italy

3rd September 2013

On the 3rd of September the British 8th Army landed in Italy and fought continuously until the defeat of the Germans in early May 1945.

This operation followed the successful invasion of Sicily which formed part of the Italian Campaign. The Italian Campaign of the Second World War was the name of Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 until the end of the war in Europe.

Armoured Warfare in the Italian Campaign 1943-1945Eighth Army in Italy 1943-45Fifth Army in Italy 1943 - 1945Salerno 1943

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