Second World War – Sicilian Campaign

During the Second World War, Allied maritime traffic in the Mediterranean was under constant threat of Italian and German attack. In an effort to turn the tide, at the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, the Allies proposed an invasion of Sicily, code named “Operation Husky.”

Read the rest of this blog on the Library and Archives Canada Blog.

My father joined these troops shortly after they reached Italy and spent most of the war fighting in that country.


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