The battle for Sicily, 1943

James Holland tells the story of the dramatic Allied assault on the island of Sicily in the Second World War

James Holland tells the story of the dramatic Allied assault on the island of Sicily in the Second World War. (Image by Getty Images)

Military historian James Holland tells the story of the dramatic assault on the island of Sicily in 1943 – a key moment in the Second World War that saw Allied forces battle to return to ‘Fortress Europe’.

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