Today in World War II History—Dec. 8, 1943
Saturday, December 8, 2018 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Dec. 8, 1943: Italian troops, in first combat action for the Allies, attack Monte Lungo, Italy, but are repelled with heavy casualties.
US Twelfth Air Force C-47 cargo planes fly first mission dropping supplies to partisans in northern Italy.