Extra! Italy Declares War on British Empire!

On being informed Italy had declared war on Great Britain, Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s only remark was, “people who go to Italy to look at ruins won’t have to go as far as Naples and Pompeii again.” And he was right.

Source: Winston’s War: Churchill 1940—1945 by Max Hastings

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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