Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Crown Princess returns to Rome

June 7, 1945

Crown Princess Marie Jose of Italy returned to Rome today "for the first time since July, 1943."  She had been staying for the past week at the family's castle at Racconigi, near Turin, reports the New York Times.    The Crown Princess was met at the airport by her husband, Crown Prince Umberto,  She arrived at midday in "an Allied plane."  The couple were immediately taken to the royal palace. 

Their children remain in Switzerland.

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