Автор: Philip Jowett
Название: The Italian Army 1940–45 (3)
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 353
Размер: 15.79 Мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
Immediately after the Allied invasion of Italy in September 1943, Mussolini was deposed and the new Italian government switched sides. The German occupying forces swiftly freed Il Duce and ruthlessly disarmed the Italian Army; and from then until the end of the war in April 1945 Italian troops fought on both sides - with the forces of the new Fascist 'Salo Republic', in the Allied 'Co-Belligerent Forces', and in the Partisan movement.