An oyster-killing parasite was first discovered in samples from an aquaculture facility run by New Zealand’s largest independently-owned science organisation reports David Williams for Newsroom. Why did it take three years to come out and why, even now, will the Ministry for Primary Industries not confirm it? David Williams investigates.
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.