The end in Italy

Canadian units had played a major role in the Italian campaign, but most of them had been transferred to north-west Europe when this message was conveyed from the Supreme Commander (and future governor-general of Canada), Harold Alexander.

Allied Force Headquarters, Special Order of the Day, April, 1945, H.R. Alexander, Field-Marshal, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theare

War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
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