SICILY ’43: THE OVERLOOKED INVASION

James Holland argues that the battle for Sicily has been unfairly eclipsed by the Normandy landings and that the time has come to recognise its importance in World War Two. He makes his case for reappraisal with John Ash

Q: It is January 1943 and while the Afrika Korps and the Italians fight on, the end of the North African struggle is in sight. As Allied leaders meet in Casablanca, what are their next steps?

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