16 June 1918: the Arditi of the 9th ward reconquer the Col Moschin
On the morning of 15 June 1918, during the first hours of the Battle of the Solstice (also called the Battle of Arrest) - which finally put an end to the ambitions of ...
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Premuda, 10 June 1918, the very first light of dawn, the reason for the Navy day
Spring of the 1918, the fate of the Italian war is poised. After two years of frontal attacks, the Austrians have called the Germans to help: they are followed, in order, ...
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6 June 1944, D-Day: the 12ᵃ Panzer Hitlerjugend Division in Normandy
On the morning of 6 June 1944, by order of the Supreme Army Command (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, OKW), the 12ᵃ Panzer Hitlerjugend Division is transferred from the reserve to the ...
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22 May 1941: the long night of the torpedo boat Lupo
Seventy-eight years ago, in the Aegean Sea, the Royal Torpedo Boat Lupo, led by frigate captain Francesco Mimbelli, became the protagonist of a memorable night action in ...
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Hirohito, the last living god
For us westerners it is certainly hard to admit that an entire people for two thousand six hundred years could have seriously and unswervingly believed in the dogma of filiation ...
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"At the head of the army"
On the evening of 15 June 1815 ended an era in which the god of war had triumphed over the fields of half of Europe, crossed the waves of all the oceans and finally extinguished ...
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26 April 1915: pact of London, Italy goes to war
In the Anglo-Saxon diplomatic and military circles, still today, there is a joke about the political line that the Italian State generally adopts in conflict situations: the ...
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70 years of NATO: protection for Europe or American occupation?
The 17 March 1948, Britain, France, Holland, Luxembourg and Belgium, signed a multilateral treaty in Brussels aimed at countering the possibility of a revival ...
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Attack on the Suda Bay: 78 years ago the feat of the men of the 10 ^ Flotilla MAS
The company of the Suda Bay has been defined by historians as a perfect, almost mathematical, action carried out with a ...
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The Kosovo war. Twenty years since the NATO attack on Serbia
Twenty years ago the first conflict started by the Atlantic Alliance from its foundation began. Symptomatic the fact ...
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The Italian air forces and the fall of Colonel Gaddafi
When Italian politicians talk about the phenomenon of uncontrolled migratory flows coming from the coasts of Libya ...
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1992: The strange case of the Russian submarine that knocked out an American submarine
There are days that pass quickly without most people almost realizing it; however, for ...
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The Monroe Doctrine: America (Latin) to Americans (from the North)
In the nineteenth century the American colonizing propulsive force ran parallel to the concomitant decadence of ...
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Night between 10 and 11 February 1918: the "Buccari prank"
After the forcing of Trieste, and the sinking of the battleship Wien, at the beginning of the 1918 it was decided to realize ...
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18 December 1941, the Night of Alexandria, a legendary company
18 December 1941 - Eastern Mediterranean - 18.40 hours, the Italian submarine Scirè reached the established point, to ...
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13 December 1941: Boss Clash Bon
At the end of the 1941, the situation in North Africa was disastrous and the British forces were advancing under ...
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The Euromissiles and the INF treaty
During the mid-twentieth century 60, with the establishment of a strategic nuclear parity between the two ...
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The Arab revolt of the 1916: the oriental chaos
On the eve of the Great War, the Middle East was an integral part of the now decadent Ottoman Empire, ...
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Operation Trapani (1971): when Italy wanted to overthrow Gaddafi
In the 1971, Italy planned a military operation (the first on a strategic level since the end of the Second War ...
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Italian wars in post-war conflicts: the Eritrean MB339 in the border war with Ethiopia
The MB-339 was immediately a good commercial success for its manufacturer Aermacchi. From the entry into service ...
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