_Italy in Greece and Yugoslavia
_ The Italians decide to try and establish themselves by attacking the Greeks and were unsuccessful
The choose bad time of year in October because the Germans have to bail them out with 'Operation Marita' and this delays Operation Barbarossa
Germany also attack Yugoslavia with ‘Operation Punishment'(they bombed Yugoslavia)
Germany was detrimental because it delays Operation Barbarossa, the attack on Russia
Italy’s poor attempted in taking over Greece held Hitler back in his campaign.