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 some, those same days can instead mark the ...
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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 decline of the Spanish Empire, and to the national movements that were emerging ...
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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 a new forcing operation, even more daring, from ...
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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, 1,3 miles for 356 ° from the light of the west pier of the port ...
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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 the impetus of the "Cruisader" operation. The...
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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 Superpowers, the concept of mutual destruction is affirmed ...
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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, considered as "the great sick man of Europe" because it was an entity ...
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Operation Trapani (1971): when Italy wanted to overthrow Gaddafi
In the 1971, Italy planned a military operation (the first at a strategic level since the end of the Second World War) to intervene in Libya and overthrow the regime of ...
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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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Light explorers class Navigators
It was the last explorer of the Royal Navy, so it closed with this series of ships, the most numerous, the ...
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Navarino, the last great battle of the sailing navy
The naval battle of Navarino was fought in the waters of the port of the Peloponnese, in the wide Gulf of the Peloponnese ...
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War of the Kippur: the Egyptian commandos
At 14.15 6 1973 October, Egyptian assault groups launch towards the west bank of the Channel of ...
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The armed pontoons of the Regia Marina
When the First World War broke out, the Royal Navy had the main task in the Adriatic, to maintain the ...
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The secret services in Ancient Rome
The fate of any armed conflict has always been in the hands of intelligence, since Roman times ...
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Einsatzgruppen: Himmler's death squads
The Einsatzgruppen, were operating units, special departments, composed of men of the SS and the police, who operated ...
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The truth about Martin Bormann: a spy in Moscow's service?
What happened to the Nazi hierarchy who escaped the Nuremberg trial? You could count it among the questions ...
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The citizen soldier: conscription in Italy in the Napoleonic era
These days we hear a lot about a possible restoration of compulsory leverage in order to take responsibility ...
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Simo Häyhä, the White Death
The Winter War was one of the first conflicts disputed during the Second World War, which took place during the winter ...
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Kaminski Brigade
Bronislaw Kaminski (1899-1944) son of a Polish father and a German mother. Arrested in July of the 1935 by the "NKWD", the ...
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When the SKS-45 replaced the Mosin Nagant ...
During the Second World War, several nations taking part in the conflict realized that the models of the rifle ...
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