26/08/22 | History
The Maritime Military Arsenal of Taranto turns 133 years old
The Maritime Military Arsenal of Taranto was inaugurated, in the presence of King Umberto I of Savoy, on 21 August 1889, to remedy the ever-increasing need for defense of the ...
12/08/22 | History
Battle of mid-August, 1942
The history of the operation baptized by the British Pedestal, in Italy passed into history as the Battle of Mid-August, can be briefly summarized as one of the most ...
26/07/22 | History
July 26, 1941 - Attack on the fortress of Malta
During the Second World War the island of Malta was considered a war target of primary importance due to its strategic position in the center of the Mediterranean and ...
19/07/22 | History
Asylum ships were born 111 years ago
On the proposal of the Minister of the Navy, Pasquale Leonardi Cattolica, on 13 July 1911 the establishment of a Consortium between the Ministry of the Navy, the Ministry of ...
22/06/22 | History
The Italian colonial question and the diplomatic clash for control of the Mediterranean (1945-1951)
Among the main issues that arose at the table of the peace treaty between Italy and the Allied countries, there was the colonial question. Military operations of the Second ...
11/06/22 | History
When the Italians met the Russian tanks. The first encounter in Serafimovich's loop (24 July-2 August 1942)
Where the Don draws a bend in the stretch between Satonski and Serafimovich (Russian Fed), the first battle of encounter between the Italian armir units and the Russian tanks took place ....
23/04/22 | History
The Moskova 1812
Of all the battles fought by Napoleon, that of Borodino, or otherwise called by the French historiography of La Moskova, was certainly the bloodiest and fiercest ...
29/03/22 | History
March 28-29, 1941 - The Battle of Cape Matapan
On the afternoon of March 28, 1941, upon returning from an action in the waters of Gaudo in the south of Crete, the Italian naval team was subjected to a series of air attacks from ...
18/12/21 | History
18-19 December 1941: the Alexandria Company
In the night between 18 and 19 December 1941, 6 raiders of the Navy carried out the enterprise of ...
16/12/21 | History
60 years ago the Luigi Rizzo frigate, the first ship of the Navy with a flight deck
The Luigi Rizzo frigate, the first ship to 'host' on board a ...
27/11/21 | History
November 27, 1940: the battle of Capo Teulada
The battle, also known as Capo Spartivento, represents one of the first Italian responses to the "Taranto night" ...
10/11/21 | History
1918: The Italian "western front"
When in March 1918, Lieutenant General Alberico Albricci received the order to leave for France, or rather for ...
06/11/21 | History
November 6, 1881 - 2021: 140 years of history of the training of naval officers in the Naval Academy
140 years ago, on November 6, 1881, the Naval Academy was born, a training institute heir to the ancient traditions ...
04/11/21 | History
The last days of El Alamein
In the first days of November 1942 the decisive attack of the British forces against the now disastrous ...
31/10/21 | History
103 years ago, Navy men sank the battleship Viribus Unitis
On a moonless night, between October 31 and November 1, 1918, one of the most memorable feats of opera ...
06/10/21 | History
Marconi class, the Italian nuclear submarine attempt
In the late 50s many nations both in Western Europe and beyond the Iron Curtain were conducting studies ...
11/09/21 | History
The other 11 September
The 11th and 12th September 1683 takes place victoriously for the Euro-Christian forces, led above all by the king of ...
07/09/21 | History
Bonaparte the Muslim
In 1797, Directory France had finally found its hero: General Bonaparte. Appointed commander ...
19/08/21 | History
1991: The coup that (not) changed history
A quotation of uncertain attribution, but often overused in the most disparate historical contexts, states that ...
19/08/21 | History
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 not only will you lose it ...