Marconi class, the Italian nuclear submarine attempt
At the end of the 50s, many nations both in Western Europe and beyond the Iron Curtain were conducting nuclear energy studies aimed at expanding their ...
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The other 11 September
On 11 and 12 September 1683 the Euro-Christian forces, led above all by the King of the Polish-Lithuanian Confederation, John III Sobieski, took place victoriously ...
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Bonaparte the Muslim
In 1797, Directory France had finally found its hero: General Bonaparte. Appointed commander of the Army of Italy at the age of 27, the young officer was ...
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1991: The coup that (not) changed history
A quotation of uncertain attribution, but often overused in the most disparate historical contexts, states that: “There are moments that make history; others change it ...
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Soviet centrifuge: the characters born from the decline and collapse of the USSR
If you change the mission of the empire, the empire is lost. And if you don't even realize you are doing it, then you not only lose it, you kill it. Applied to the USSR, to have this fruit ...
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The United States and intelligence: from the origins through the OSS
For some time now I have begun to develop a certain interest in the world of intelligence, and in particular in the secret services. Of the latter, I would like to understand the ...
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Chile, 11 September 1973: the day of the coup
The Chilean coup is the violent outcome of a match, the most important moves of which were all made by the conspirators before the last one, on 11 September 1973. They are ...
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The story of Caprilli - how strategic interests changed the face of horse riding forever
I assume that most of you readers of this article have, at some point in your life, witnessed a show jumping competition (at least on TV) and ...
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June 18, 1815: the beginning of the end
This year, remembering the Battle of Waterloo has a completely different flavor. It is the year of the bicentenary of ...
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12-16 June 1942. The battle of "Middle of June"
June 1942: the Regia Marina has been involved for months in contrasting British convoys bound for Malta. Malta, base ...
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Falkland: a forgotten conflict
Almost 40 years ago, in 1982, for a little over ten weeks, the world's newspapers focused on a conflict ...
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The War in the Pacific: The Battle of the Midways (1942)
Between 4 and 7 June 1942 near the Midway atoll the myth of the unbeatenness of the empire was shattered ...
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The Savoy Cavalry in the land of Russia
In memory of my father Angelo, who died in 2009 just before my nephew was born, and to all the men of Savoy ...
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Attack on the Suda Bay: 80 years ago the feat of the men of the 10 ^ Flotilla MAS
"Everything was entrusted to us. A man with his boat hurled at insane speed against a large ship: a torpedo ...
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Heroic defeat, the forgotten myth of the facts of arms of the Giarabub Oasis
Eighty years ago the battle near the Libyan oasis in the heart of the desert ended with inexorable defeat ...
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The wicked Albion
In the previous piece, a month ago, we were left with the question: why the Italian prisoners in the hands of ...
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Brigata Marina San Marco, the "Lions" of Venice for 102 years
The history and tactical functions of the marines are very ancient, so much so that they can trace their predecessors ...
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The Royal Navy in the Russian Campaign: on the Black Sea and Lake Ladoga
On 4 June, some assault units of the RegiaMarina carried out their first war action. This is the ...
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Japanese intelligence in the Second World War: Operation Z
The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 can be considered, to all intents and purposes, one of the most grandiose ...
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The Tagliamento Legion on the Russian front
I have always been interested from the "historical" point of view in the Russian Campaign, also in memory of my father who ...
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