Flight from Pescara


A few days after signing the armistice with the Anglo-American forces, the King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele III, fled from Rome at dawn on September 9, 1943 with Queen Elena, Prince Umberto and some General Staff officers, including Marshal Badoglio, …

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Bombings of Pescara


When in the hot early afternoon of 31st August 1943, during WWII, the citizens of Pescara heard the roar of American B-24 bombers, they looked up to the sky to admire the aerial formation and no one imagined that bombings, …

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