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This website provides information about the book titled
ravel Guide to World War II Sites in Italy: Museums, Monuments, and Battlegrounds
. That book:
briefly summarizes the history of Italy from 1914 to 1945;
describes 200 WWII memorial sites grouped into 19 tours that follow the
paths of the Allied and German armies (see maps below);
gives detailed directions to each site;
includes memorials to soldiers, civilians, and the Italian Resistance.
Map shows some of the towns and cities located in or near areas where major battles were fought.
Map shows path of Allied armies from July 1943 to May 1945. Red lines indicate British Eighth Army. Blue lines show U.S. Seventh Army in Sicily and U.S. Fifth Army in the mainland.