World Battlefronts: ITALIAN FRONT: Into the North

In Italy the Nazi commander. Colonel General Heinrich von Vietinghoff, had watched the Russians closing his Austrian escape routes, but made no move to pull out. His supplies of fuel and transport were low. No one knew better than he that once he took to the roads Allied airmen could cut his columns to bits. Here he must stand and fight.

And suddenly the four-months' lull on his "forgotten front" was over, the fight was on. The roads, towns, supply depots of his natural fortress were being blasted from the air. In the British sector 3.400 high-explosive bombs. 180,000 fragmentation...

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