March 222 aC In the Battle of Clastidium, the first "Unity of Italy" under the banner of the Legion to manipulate
It was the third century BC, precisely the 222, when at the Clastidium (Casteggio in the Oltrepò Pavese, nda) the army of Rome, led by the Consul Marco Claudio Marcello, closed ...
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Herodotus and the war of Troy according to Persians
If we hear of Troy's war, our thoughts lead us to the memories we have of the Homer's Idol, studied at school or perhaps read for pleasure or still in ...
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The destroyer class Poets or Alfredo Oriani
The Alfredo Oriani class, also known as the Poets class, was a class of destroyers, ordered in the 1935, they were the improvement of the previous Maestrale class, these ...
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The battle of Farsalo
The battle of Farsalo certainly represents one of the key moments in European and world history, being the icon of both military and political triumph of Gaius Julius Caesar ...
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The Omission of the Oaks and German Responsibilities: Another Page of a Forgotten History
The Italian occupation of Greece during the Second World War remains today one of the least known periods of our history: if the memorial production ...
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Archimedes and the siege of Syracuse
Often from reading a book, curiosities arise to satisfy that inexorably lead you to read other books, visit places, meet people and works ... In the ...
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Cassino's Battle: "Second and Third Battle" (3 / 3)
Given the progress of the previous clashes with the German troops stationed in the sector, General Alexander decided to proceed with a change of strategy by employing new troops ...
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The Battle of Cassino: "From September 8 to the Gustav Line" (2 / 3)
The Italian political events between 25 July and 8 September 1943 clearly could not fail to reverberate all their gravity on the already extremely precarious German device ...
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The battle of Cassino: "The allied campaign of Italy as seen by the German command" (1/3)
When in the late spring of 1943 the last Italian-German positions capitulated at the end of the extreme (and ...
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The warlike race of the Amazons, from Strabo
Who were the Amazons, the mythical lineage of warrior women? We ask Strabo, the "Geographer". Strabo, born in ...
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The sinkholes: between denialism and revisionism
The 10 February recurs the "day of remembrance" in memory of the massacre perpetrated by the Yugoslav forces of the marshal ...
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10 February 1947: the price of defeat
The 10 February 1947, exactly 70 years ago, for Italy the transition period between the ...
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Curiosities about the Roman army, from Pliny the Elder
Storie Naturali, by Pliny the Elder is - according to what was affirmed by his nephew Pliny the Younger - a "vast work ...
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Operation Greif: special forces in the Ardennes
During the winter between the 1944 and the 1945 the German Reich, now at the end of its strength, received the help of two ...
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The Nazi criminal died in Syria in Assad's jail
Alois Brunner, one of the most sought after Nazi criminals who escaped the Nuremberg trial, died 16 years ago in a ...
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1917: Turning in the Mediterranean
The great historian Indro Montanelli, at that time a child of just seven years, remembered very well at the time of ...
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Eleven days lost in the Atlantic: the incredible survival story of an RAF crew in WW2
The story of 6 Royal Air Force aviators who survived 11 days in the icy seas of the ...
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December 18, 1941, the Night of Alexandria, a legendary feat
December 18, 1941 - Eastern Mediterranean - 18.40 pm, the Italian submarine Scirè arrived at the established point, at ...
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41 years from the first flight of the Italian Tornado
A few weeks ago, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the 311 Pratica di Mare Group (known to all as the Experimental Flight Department ...
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"We assault England!": The board game designed by Nazi propaganda that perhaps consoled Adolf Hitler
Conquering the 'perky Albion' has long been longing for the Führer, as with the Emperor Napoleon before him;
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