World War II: The Nazi puppet state known as the Italian Social Republic is founded.

The Italian Social Republic, known as the National Republican State of Italy prior to December 1943 but more popularly known as the Republic of Salò, was a German puppet state with limited recognition that was created during the later part of World War II, that existed from the beginning of the German occupation of Italy in September 1943 until the surrender of German troops in Italy in May 1945. The German occupation triggered widespread national resistance against them and the Italian Social Republic, leading to the Italian Civil War.

World War II: The Nazi puppet state known as the Italian Social Republic is founded.

September 23, 1943

World War II: The Nazi puppet state known as the Italian Social Republic is founded.

The Italian Social Republic, known as the National Republican State of Italy prior to December 1943 but more popularly known as the Republic of Salò, was a German puppet state with limited recognition that was created during the later part of World War II, that existed from the beginning of the German occupation of Italy in September 1943 until the surrender of German troops in Italy in May 1945. The German occupation triggered widespread national resistance against them and the Italian Social Republic, leading to the Italian Civil War.

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