capture of Palermo

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George Smith Patton (1885—1945)

Invasion of Sicily

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An action in July 1943, led by Gen. George S. Patton. Media coverage of the Allied invasion of Sicily emphasized the contrast between British Marshal Montgomery's caution and Patton's aggressiveness.


Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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