World Battlefronts: Melting Beachhead

The Germans in Yugoslavia seemed to be rapidly closing the dangerous Dalmatian gap in the wall of Axis Europe. Credit for this achievement went to Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, whose command in northern Italy was recently extended to include Yugoslavia.

The problem given Rommel was tough and thankless, but just the thing for a former genius trying a comeback. The Partisans under Tito (Josip Broz) then held much of the country in patches of varying strength. They occupied Split (Spalato), the most important Dalmatian port, and many of the islands off the Adriatic coast...

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