Few Returned

Few Returned

Author: Eugenio Corti

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 0826211151

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 276

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Don by enemy forces who far outnumbered them. To break out of this encirclement, these men undertook a desperate march across the snow, with constant engagements and in temperatures ranging from -20 to -30 degrees Fahrenheit. Whereas supplies were air-dropped to the Germans, the predicament of the Italians was far more difficult: lacking gasoline, they were compelled to abandon their vehicles and to proceed without heavy arms, equipment, ammunition, or provisions. Even.