History - 1943 - History and I Summary & Analysis

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1943 - History and I Summary

The Italians are defeated in Russia, set up and left to die by Nazi-Fascist leaders. Leningrad is liberated at the cost of 630,000 lives. Germans surrender in Stalingrad. Italian colonies in North-Africa are placed under Allied administration; Yugoslav resistance to the Axis forces spreads to Greece and Albania. More than four million women are working in the US; all German males and females are drafted for defense labor. Workers strike in Italy, with active Communist party; Nazis burn Warsaw to the ground; in Africa the Axis surrenders to allies; Japanese naval defeated by US; Stalin dissolves Comintern.

Sicily is occupied by Allied forces; Fascists in Rome dismiss the Duce, who is isolated in the Abruzzi; he is replaced by King-appointed Badoglio, who proclaims the end of Fascism and sides with Nazis, ordering suppression of Italian uprisings. The King...

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