[no place]: US or British Army, 1943.
Single sheet; 4 x 5 inch leaflet; Text in Italian, printed in red and black on the recto, and black only on verso. Fine. A propaganda leaflet warning Italian factory workers not to go to work, as bombing raids are planned. Translated from Italian into English, the flier reads "Stay away from Factories. Anglo-American bombers are going to pulverize them. In Italy factories, ports and railways serve the German war and are military targets. [Verso] In 1940 'I asked for and received from the Fuehrer direct participation against Britain with aircraft' [-]Moussolini. / The result...In 1940-41 100,000 men, women and children die or are seriously wounded - and houses are destroyed - in England. / In 1943 Every Factory, and those who work for the German war effort - Every military target - is in the process of being pulverized in Italy. / Was this worth asking the Fuehrer for permission?" Item #140939184