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Operation Husky: The Canadian Invasion of Sicily, July 10 - August 7, 1943

Operation Husky On July 10, 1943, two great Allied armadas of over 2,000 ships readied to invade Sicily. This was Operation Husky, the first step toward winning a toehold in fascist-occupied Europe. Among the invaders were 20,000 Canadian troops serving in the First Canadian Infantry Division and First Canadian Tank Brigade -- in their first combat experience. Over the next 28 days, the Allied troops carved a pat Full description


Caltanissetta (306)


Italy (5,202)

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Sicily (366)
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