14/06/17 | History
HMS Dreadnought: The ship that triggered the naval run
Between the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century, after the abandonment of the artillery in the bulwark and their installation in armored pivoting towers, the use of ...
10/06/17 | History
War of the people and war of war: dead and wounded, but something changes with the Revolution
The "king's war" was a "private" affair. The military "caste" of one monarchy conflicted with that, identical and, therefore, specular, of another. The "professionals" unfolded ...
09/06/17 | History
Testimonials from D-Day: "It was total chaos!"
Memory often leaves man with the passing of the years and the advancing age, but reserves precise surprises when it is questioned to tell the most crucial moments ...
06/06/17 | History
SS-Totenkopfverbände, known as “Totenkopf”, a name that evokes terror, a name that refers the human memory to the thought of death, of destruction, a name linked to a ...
31/05/17 | History
The siege of Rhodes
"When shall we scape from the delay of Rome? And when, slow Venice, will thy Soccours come? How often too have we in vain Sought ayd from long consulting Spain? The German ...
28/05/17 | History
29 May 1453: The Fall of Constantinople
Five hundred and sixty-four years ago, Mohammed II the Conqueror, seventh Sultan of the Osmanli (Ottoman) dynasty, conquered the city which for centuries was the ...
24/05/17 | History
Over a century since the beginning of the Great War: reflections from the sky
On May 24, 1915, one year after the start of hostilities, Italy entered the war alongside the Entente powers: France, Great Britain and Russia. In support of his ...
23/05/17 | History
The squadron of millionaires: the young offspring of Yale who wanted to leave for the 'Great War'
Frosted and neatly combed hair, dark blazers and a winged brooch pinned to the chest - specially designed for them by the well-known jewelry Tiffany & Co. - they look like ...
22/05/17 | History
The battle of Caporetto was not a defeat
The Great War plays a fundamental role in the History of Italy, since it was the first real difficulty faced ...
17/05/17 | History
The health benefits of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
The doctors, institutions and health organization, under the reign (1734 - 1861) of the Bourbon Two Sicilies, ...
16/05/17 | History
The inventor of the “Triage”: Jean Dominique de Larrey, Napoleon's surgeon
It is impossible to refer to the First Aid in case of "catastrophic" events, of any nature and origin, in ...
16/05/17 | History
The Treasure of Pollux
Emeralds, diamonds, jewels, watches, thousands of gold and silver coins. A real treasure hidden in ...
15/05/17 | History
Giuseppe Brotzu: war on malaria in Sardinia
Often the most fought wars are not those that take place on a battlefield, but those, unknown to most, ...
11/05/17 | History
The War of the Ogaden between Ethiopia and Somalia (1977-1978): Russians and Cubans enter the war and change their fate
(Continued) Thus began a massive airlift to supply the troops on the ground. From the 25 November 1977 ...
10/05/17 | History
Another, unknown, South primate: X-rays in war!
As we unfortunately know, our country is not always, especially after the annexation of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, has ...
08/05/17 | History
Seagulls: the Nibbio class hydrofoils
In the last part of the Cold War the Italian Navy developed a series of small anti-ship units ...
07/05/17 | History
Florence Nightingale, that is, if the lamp is not enough ... better the hammer!
As we have already noticed, often the "carnage" of the war, shamelessly hidden by the "fig leaf" ...
04/05/17 | History
The Awaden War between Ethiopia and Somalia (1977-1978): Somalia attacks
At first things seemed to proceed according to plan: within a few days the combined forces of the SNA and the ...
03/05/17 | History
The Ogaden war between Ethiopia and Somalia (1977-1978): the historical and political premises of the conflict
The historical origins of the Ogaden war can be traced back to the late nineteenth century when the different powers ...
29/04/17 | History
A regiment to the conquest of a ... Gran Magisterium!
Since ancient times military operations were used in the political sphere to justify various claims and ...