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 August 19, 1942 on the coasts of northern France, it was consumed ...
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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 that opposed the Western Bloc to the Eastern Bloc since ...
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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 decline even seventy years ago with the emergence of ...
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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 (a town north-east of Alexandria in Egypt), which took place on August 1798, XNUMX, is the "daughter" of great skill ...
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Italian wings in post-war conflicts: Zaire's MB-326s in the conflict against Katanga rebels
The MB-326 was found in the short space of time from its entry into service an extremely robust and versatile machine, of good ease of use and maintenance, as well as the ...
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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 American hostages, prisoners of the Khomeinist regime in Tehran, ...
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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 80th century ended the immediately "post-Risorgimento" phase for Italy and its Armed Forces. Never like in the XNUMXs, in the face of objectives ...
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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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Commander Angelo Belloni, father of diving
Angelo Belloni, naval officer, submariner, designer, experimenter of innovative naval equipment ...
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Raid Rome Tokyo, 100 years ago the record flight of the Italian Air Force
100 years ago, in 1920, the pilots Arturo Ferrarin and Guido Masiero, together with the engines Gino Cappannini and Roberto Maretto ...
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Unknown aviation in history: the Air Force of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia during the civil war
Of the bloody civil war that shocked and tore Bosnia Herzegovina for a long time (1991 - 1995) are ...
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The Iraqi Republican Guard: birth, development, apogee and death of a weapon
At 05:00 in the morning of April 17, 1988, coinciding with the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the lookouts ...
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Alexandria, Egypt, December 19, 1941: check on the Royal Navy
In his memoir, Admiral Andrew B. Cunningham - commander of the Mediterranean Fleet of the Royal Navy, ...
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Night between 9 and 10 December 1917: forcing of the port of Trieste and sinking of the Wien
After arresting the 16 November, the enemy offensive in Cortellazzo, thus preventing the Germans and the Austrians from ...
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The organization of military logistics on river waterways in the Great War
A little known aspect of the First World War was the organization of that particular sector of logistics that ...
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