[tz] Italy April 1944 discrepancy between comment and data
Michael H Deckers
michael.h.deckers at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 1 21:23:31 UTC 2019
On 2019-07-01 20:19, Alois Treindl wrote:
> The Gothic line is up in the mountains north of Pisa-Firence, and the
> Allied forces arrived there only in September 1944.
> In March 1944, the royal goverment had no effectuve jurisdiction over
> the area north of Rom up to this 'Gothic line'. So, what Baldini
> writes cannot be the truth.
> But that does not answer the situation in the open city Rome, where
> the king had his seat and some kind of power.
In 1944-04, the "Linea Gustav" was more or less the defensive
boundary of the German occupation. It was well south of Rome,
so Rome was administered by German troops.
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