THE Germans were falling back on Messina after destroying the bridges. Sometimes they blew up the side of a hill, causing a landslide and leaving the road hanging in the air over the sea; and always they mined. Our army couldn’t advance any faster than the engineers could walk, and in that fashion, it would take many weeks to complete the conquest of Sicily.
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