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Airplanes and history. On September 12, 1943: the "Quercia" operation and the Mussolini's freeing
Rome, Italy - The role of the German aircraft and paratroops
Following to the Fascist regime collapse, on July 25, 1943 Benito Mussolini was imprisoned in different sites, without that the German would try to find him, until to his move in Campo Imperatore, on the Gran Sasso. Hitler appointed the SS Austrian captain Otto Skorzeny, 35, to commander of the Lehrbataillon Harald-Otto Mors and to the Gen. Kurt Student, creator of the troops of German paratroops,...
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