A Deadly Calling: January 1944 - June 1944

Series 1 - Episode 6 A Deadly Calling: January 1944 - June 1944

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Summary

Examination of the Allied campaign in Italy during early 1944. Unable to break through Nazi lines, troops were stalled in the mountains below Rome during the long winter months and into the spring. Elsewhere too, the invasion was going badly, as the landing at Anzio ended in failure with thousands of soldiers exposed to enemy fire and penned in by German forces.
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