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Tough Old Gut: Italy - November 1942-June 1944 

After driving the Germans from North Africa the Allies turn their sites on Italy. But the Italian campaign turned out to be tougher the anyone expected. American reluctance to divert ... See full summary »

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Bill Becket ...
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Mark W. Clark ...
Himself - Commander, U.S. 5th Army (as General Mark Clark)
Walter Davis ...
Himself - Sherwood Foresters
Allan Francis Harding ...
Himself - Alexander's Chief of Staff (as Field Marshal Lord Harding)
Bill Mauldin ...
Himself - Cartoonist, 'Stars and Stripes'
Drew Middleton ...
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Kenneth Strong ...
Himself - Eisenhower's Intelligence Chief (as Gen. Sir Kenneth Strong)
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas ...
Himself - War Correspondent
Siegfried Westphal ...
Himself - Kesselring's Chief of Staff (as General Siegfried Westphal)
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After driving the Germans from North Africa the Allies turn their sites on Italy. But the Italian campaign turned out to be tougher the anyone expected. American reluctance to divert resources from the planned Normandy invasion, geographic challenges and German reinforcements hinders the Allied campaign which continued until the eve of the Normandy invasion. Written by David Foss

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30 January 1974 (UK)  »

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