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Italy Surrenders to the Allies

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Italy Surrenders to the Allies

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A September 8, 1943, war report from Allied Force Headquarters outlines Italy's unconditional surrender, known as a "volte-face," announced earlier that day by Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. The surrender came after several weeks of negotiations between the Italian government and the Allies in the wake of Mussolini's removal from power.

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