BATTLE OF ITALY: Where It Hurts

>An English-speaking Italian in Calabria heard planes, looked up, and said to a British officer:

"Good. They are ours."

"No," the officer said, "they are British."

"Yes," said the Italian, "they are ours."

> The Germans seized Rome.

> At the port of Taranto, after the British occupied it last week, a correspondent asked an Italian merchant-marine captain and an Italian army lieutenant what they thought of their Government's surrender. "Ah," said the lieutenant, "we had not heard of that."

> At Salerno, below Naples, from positions behind one of the loveliest of coasts,...

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