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 the 1943 the last Italian-German positions capitulated at the end of the extreme (and strategically impossible) attempt to keep Tunisia, the ...
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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 Amasea in Pontus (current Amasya, Turkey), lived between ...
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The sinkholes: between denialism and revisionism
The February 10 marks the "day of remembrance" in memory of the massacre perpetrated by the Yugoslav forces of Marshal Tito against the Italian population in Istria, Venice ...
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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 end of the second world war and the reintegration in the ...
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Curiosities about the Roman army, from Pliny the Elder
Natural Stories, according to Pliny the Elder is - according to his nephew Pliny the Younger - a "vast, erudite work, not inferior in nature, for variety of ...
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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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Cancellara, ceremony dedicated to the "Fallen and Missing in War"
The commemorative ceremony dedicated to the "Fallen and Missing in war ..." took place on Thursday 10 November in Cancellara (PZ).
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Nazi secret base discovery in the Arctic Circle: Schatzgraber exists
Schatzgraber, the secret Nazi base built by direct order of Adolf Hitler in 1942 during Operation ...
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The Navy and the 8 September 1943 - An invisible and decisive blue wire
Talking about the defense of Rome between the evening of 8 September 1943, a quarter of an hour after the announcement of the armistice ...
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D'Annunzio and Gramsci prophets in River
Forward deserters, so Filippo Tommaso Marinetti defined the authors of the river company led by the poet ...
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The Greek War of Independence: Byron l'archistrategos
Greece, an ancient land known for its philosophers and poets, first of all the great Homer (who knows if it was ...
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