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Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944 Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.

Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944

Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.
Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944

Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.
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Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944

Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.
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Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944

Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.
Picture shows prisoners taken by a Gurkha Regiment resting in a temporary P.O.W. compound 1944 Heavy fighting continues along the Adriatic sector of the Italian front and opposite the German strong position north of Florence.
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The Italian Campaign of World War II was the name of Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 to the end of the war in Europe. Joint Allied Force Headquarters (AFHQ) was operationally responsible for all Allied land forces in the Mediterranean theatre, and it planned and commanded the invasion of Sicily in July 1943, followed shortly thereafter in September by the invasion of the Italian mainland and the campaign on Italian soil until the surrender of the German Armed Forces in Italy in May 1945. It is estimated that between September 1943 and April 1945, some 60,000-70,000 Allied and 150,000 German soldiers died in Italy.[12][nb 6] Overall Allied casualties during the campaign totaled about 320,000[nb 7] and the corresponding German figure (excluding those involved in the final surrender) was well over 600,000.[3] Fascist Italy, prior to its collapse, suffered about 200,000 casualties, mostly POWs taken in the Allied invasion of Sicily, including more than 40,000 killed or missing.[14] Besides them, over 150,000 Italian civilians died, as did 15,197 anti-Fascist partisans and 13,021 troops of the Italian Social Republic.[15] In the West, no other campaign cost more than Italy in terms of lives lost and wounds suffered by infantry forces of both sides, during bitter small-scale fighting around strongpoints at Winter positions, Anzio girth and Gothic Line.[16] The campaign ended when Army Group C surrendered unconditionally to the Allies on May 2, 1945, one week before the formal German Instrument of Surrender. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican, both surrounded by Italian territory, also suffered damage during the campaign.

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