Sicily: invasion going to plan on 100 mile-front

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Title

Sicily: invasion going to plan on 100 mile-front

Description

Article headlines: Sicily invasion going to plan on 100-mile front, dawn attack success of all landings by 6 am, troops advancing by 7.30 am, allied navies pour men and supplies onto island. Sub-headlines: 1000 planes support sea attack, Eisenhower sees air armada leave, watching the charts Mr Roosevelt sends message to Pope. Account of landings noting that Royal and United States navies as well as units from Indian, Dutch, Polish and Greek navies involved. Mentions air involvement.

Publisher

The Observer
IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943-07-11

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One newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

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SValentineJRM1251404v10075

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Citation

“Sicily: invasion going to plan on 100 mile-front,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22056.

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