247 - The Battle For Castle Itter

Often referred to as the strangest battle of World War II, The Battle For Castle Itter was a daring mission to protect and rescue two former French Prime Ministers, two former military commanders, a Noble Peace Prize winner and a champion tennis player... all of whom were trapped in an Austrian castle.


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


The Battle For Castle Itter, Stephen Harding:

https://www.historynet.com/the-battle-for-castle-itter.htm


Stephen Harding on ABC’s Nightlife (2019)

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/this-week-in-history-battle-for-itter-castle/11083380


https://militarywiz.tumblr.com/post/116582883769/castle-itter-the-strangest-battle-of-ww-ii


https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2019/01/02/when-the-wehrmacht-and-american-gis-joined-forces-to-fight-the-waffen-ss/


https://allthatsinteresting.com/battle-for-castle-itter


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