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Messina, Italy – Operaton Husky

Messina, Italy – Operaton Husky


  • Author: admin
  • Date Posted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Category: ,
  • Address: Messina

The 3rd landing was completed on August 16, and by 22:00 that day Messina fell to Patton’s forces. By the end of the battle, the 200,000-man Seventh Army had suffered 7,500 casualties, and killed or captured 113,000 Axis troops and destroyed 3,500 vehicles. Still, 40,000 German and 70,000 Italian troops escaped to Italy with 10,000 vehicles.

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