Battle Of Sicily: Kesselring's Troubles

Somewhere in Italy last week a German did the best he could. The German was Luftwaffe Field Marshal & General Albert Kesselring, 58, a handsome Bavarian who once was jolly and charming, a soldier and airman who once was counted among the victors of history. He had directed the air actions against Poland, Holland and Belgium, commanded one of the fleets which bombed London. He was now commander of all Axis land, sea and air forces in the Mediterranean theater.

The chief thing that he did was negative. He, or his superiors in...

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