The Allies landed in Italy in September 1943, coinciding with an armistice made with the Italians who then re-entered the war on the Allied side. Allied objectives were to draw German troops from the Russian front and more particularly from France, where the Normandy offensive was planned for the following year. The Allies were to push northward on two fronts.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), still the prime gateway to the US for Australians, has taken a big step towards becoming “the most passenger-friendly airport in the world” in the form of the largest contract ever awarded in the history of Los Angeles.
EuroNews - Monet & Architecture -French Impressionist painter Claude Monet is perhaps best known for his landscapes in his native France. Now, a new exhibition at London's National Gallery is exploring another of his favoured subjects - architecture. It aims to show how the artist used buildings in his compositions.