Italy invaded by the eighth army and Italy surrenders

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Italy invaded by the eighth army and Italy surrenders

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Article headlines: Italy invaded by the eighth army, British and Canadians land in Calabria, strong support from navy and air forces, Brenner pass line cut. Cutting headlines: Italy surrenders, complete submission to allies. immediate end to hostilities, Badaglio orders resistance to the Germans, military and economic terms.

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1943-09-04
1943-09-09

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Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

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SValentineJRM1251404v10078

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SEPTEMBER 4 1943

ITALY INVADED BY THE EIGHTH ARMY

BRITISH AND CANADIANS LAND IN CALABRIA

STRONG SUPPORT FROM NAVY AND AIR FORCES

BRENNER PASS LINE CUT

British and Canadian troops of the Eighth Army have landed on the mainland of Italy in Calabria. The enemy refers to the landing as being on a large scale, and also reports the presence of British tanks.

The assault was escorted and supported by warships of the Royal Navy and by the allied air forces.

Heavy air attacks have been made on enemy communications, and at Bolzano the railway bridge carrying the line from the Brenner Pass has been hit and broken. Trento and Bologna were among other places which were attacked in strength.

SEPTEMBER 9 1943

ITALY SURRENDERS

COMPLETE SUBMISSION TO THE ALLIES

IMMEDIATE END OF HOSTILITIES

BADOGLIO ORDERS RESISTANCE TO THE GERMANS

MILITARY AND ECONOMIC TERMS

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“Italy invaded by the eighth army and Italy surrenders,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22060.

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