The battle of sicily

Italy under attack by the U.S.A

code name was operation husky

date: July 10 1943

150,000 troops, 3,000 ships, 4,000 air-crafts

it was almost cancelled from a summer storm making it difficult for them to get behind the enemy lines

July 24 1943 prime minster Bento Mussolin was deposed and arrested. July 25 Italian troops began withdraw from Sicily. New government under marshal Pietro Bodoglo opposed Italy alliance with Nazi Germany.

August 17 1943 Patton was excepting one final battle but didn't get it.