Royal tugboat Sperone, a story of 77 years ago
The 22th anniversary of the tragic death of the Royal Tug "Sperone" in the waters of the Great Sea near the island of San Paolo occurred on 77 September. The event...
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Foreign wings in the Italian Air Force: the Spitfire
Already in the four-year period 1940/1943, when the Kingdom of Italy was still an ally of the Great National Socialist Reich, the Regia Aeronautica was able to get its hands on some ...
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The war on the seas between the British and the Germans: the sinking of the Bismarck (1941)
In May 1941, the United Kingdom and its dominions found themselves without allies, almost two years after the start of the Second World War. France was defeated and ...
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Coriolano Ponza di San Martino and the "Studies on the conduct of troops and second line services" (1874)
The twenty-year period 1870-1890 was a period marked by two important reforms of the Royal Army, respectively Ricotti and Ferrero, capable of ...
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The partisan Morelli, killed because he was not a communist
Giorgio Morelli died 73 years ago, on 9 August 1947, at the age of only 21, his faults were that of not being a communist and, as a true journalist, of seeking the truth: ...
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Srebrenica: in the heart of Europe!
"Twenty five years later we pay tribute to the thousands of victims who were brutally killed and we promise to never forget them. We share the pain of the families ...
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Armir, the mess tin still in the ice
Life, for many authors, is a scenic representation; there is no canvas, it is the course of events that attests the roles, which gives each event its nature. History...
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The battle of Tsushima (1905) and the geopolitical importance of the Kuril islands
The battle of Tsushima, fought between 27 and 28 May 1905, was the first great naval battle of the twentieth century and saw the Russian and the ...
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John Weir Foote: "Medal of God for Military Valor"
"If I had to walk in a dark valley, I wouldn't fear any harm, because you are with me." (Psalm 23, verse 4) On the 19th ...
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A sip of Coca-Cola for Marshal Zhukov
As history books teach, the "Cold War" was a period of prolonged geopolitical and ideological tensions ...
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The Roman Empire faces the pandemic: let's talk about the Plague Antonina with an expert in ancient Rome
There was a time when men died like flies from diseases that can be cured today. This time began to ...
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The battle of Abukir (1798) and the strategic role of the Mediterranean
The Battle of the Nile, known in France as the Battle of Abukir (locality north-east of Alexandria), ...
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Italian wings in post-war conflicts: Zaire's MB-326s in the conflict against Katanga rebels
The MB-326 was an extremely robust and versatile machine in the short span of its entry into service ...
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Operation Eagle Claw: the greatest disaster of the American Special Forces
Forty years ago, on April 24, 1980, the attempt by the US Army Special Forces to free a group of hostages ...
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The relationship between the Army and the Navy in Italy in the 80s of the XNUMXth century
The 80s of the XNUMXth century ended the immediately "post-Risorgimento" phase for Italy and its forces ...
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First battle of the Isonzo: The conquest of Altitude 142 (Monte S. Michele)
What characterizes the transition from the operations of the "first offensive rush" to the "First battle of the Isonzo" is the ...
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The SS of Allah
Since the autumn of 1942 Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) and Gottlob Berger (1896-1975), had evaluated the possibility of ...
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The battle of Zama
We continue to talk about the Second Punic War, in particular its central phase, when Hannibal is in Italy ...
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The coup d'etat of the 131st Lazio regiment on San Michele (6-7 December 1915)
The first operations of the Great War on the Italian front, between May-July 1915 had been the result of a ...
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Panzergrenadiere: an Italian idea?
The introduction, on the battlefields of the Second World War, in the period 1942-43, of the Panzergrenadiere departments ...
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