If you have relatives who served in Italy, in the Canadian Army during WWII in the years 1944-1946, then these newspapers might be of interest to you. The Maple Leaf newspaper was published by the Army and has items about what was happening in Italy at the time. There are 689 issues covering the period Jan 1944 to May 1946.
The newspapers are photocopies so the text is not picked up with simple search, so you will have to bring up the issue and read the text to find stories.
(Google Newspaper Colletion)
Canadian Armed Forces
Published in Italy
The Maple Leaf - Jan 14, 1944
Canadian Army Public Relations
Jan 14, 1944 - May 4, 1946
Link to the collection of newspapers:http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=MIUEjqm7qCUC&dat=1...