George S. Patton "earns his pay"
11th July 1943: The General commanding US forces in Sicily arrives on the beachhead soon after the first landings
The invasion of Sicily was a two-pronged assault. The British and Canadians in the Eighth Army, the 'Desert Rats', were under General Montgomery, now a world-famous leader since El Alamein. The U.S. 7th Army was led by another exceptional character…
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