9 December 1917: Forcing of the port of Trieste and sinking of the Austro-Hungarian battleship Wien
After arresting the 16 November, the enemy offensive in Cortellazzo, thus preventing the Germans and the Austrians from arriving in Venice and winning, on the Caporetto wave, the ...
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08 December 1943: the battle of Monte Lungo
In the framework of the operations for the breakthrough of the "Winter Line" the 1 ° Group was inserted in the line-up of the 36 ^ US infantry division. Concentrate ...
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7 December 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941 is Sunday in Pearl Harbor. The island of Hawaii that welcomes the US Navy fleet under the command of Admiral Kimmel is awakened by a clear ...
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07 December 1915: Incursion of the Italian torpedo boats behind the opposing lines
On 1915 December 2 four Italian torpedo boats, 3PN, 6PN, 30PN and XNUMXAS, under the command of the lieutenant Marco Amici Grossi and using the lieutenant of ...
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05 December 1905: New operation of the landing units of the Regia Marina
After the important experiences in Crete in the 1897-1900 and in China among the 1900-1905, the Navy landing departments intervene in the Eastern Mediterranean, within a force ...
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04 December 1861: Santa Barbara. the Navy elects its patron saint
Christian martyr subjected to the torture of fire on 4 December 306 AD, the Saint was venerated as the patron saint of sailors by the pre-unification Marine and confirmed in the role ...
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3 December 1941 begins the operation GA3, countdown to the Company of Alexandria
Exactly seventy-four years ago, operation GA3 had started. In the late afternoon of December 3, 1941, the submarine Scirè, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Junio ​​...
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03 December 1887: The torpedo boat teller Etna enters service
Saturday - The torpedo boat Etna enters service in Naples, one of the first protected cruisers destined to give positive results in use, mainly carried out in ...
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02 December 1909: explorer baptized "Quarto", the forerunner of light cruisers
On 2 December 1909 the glorious name Quarto was imposed on the new combat unit under construction at the Arsenal ...
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01 December 1910: Military Aviation School established
Thursday - On the initiative of the Ministry of War, the School ... was set up on the Centocelle airfield (Rome)
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29 November 1900: Declaration declared on war footing against boxers in China
Thursday - They are declared on a war footing as of 30 June: - Navy personnel boarded on ...
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28 November 1917: Armed trains flee Austrian ships
The TA I and TA III armed trains of Senigallia and Rimini arrive promptly to counter the contemporary attack ...
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28 November 1872: Authorized construction of cruiser precursors
Thursday - The construction of three tower armored ships, a 1a class propeller gun and three ...
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27 November 1940: Battle of Cape Teulada
The battle, also known as Capo Spartivento, represents one of the first Italian responses to the "Taranto night" ...
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26 November 1911: Marina's Departure Forces Receive War Banner
Sunday - At the suggestion of the Minister of the Navy, Admiral Pasquale Leonardi Cattolica, King Vittorio Emanuele ...
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November 17, 1860, forward and in advance, how the unitary Navy was born
The dates speak for themselves, on November 17, 1860 a Royal Decree merged into a single body the officers from ...
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24 November 1911: Hard battles in Libya for the battalion landing of the battleship Napoli
Friday - To give greater security to the deployment of Derna the command of the Italian garrison operates a ...
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23 November 1888: The starting point for Italian submarines
Friday - The first French submarine Gymnote (it was built in the Toulon arsenal and launched the September 24 ...
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21 November 1917: Incursion of Italian destroyers against the opposing lines at Grisolera
To support the Italian defense on the Piave, repeating the success obtained the previous 19 / 11 with the bombing ...
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21 November 1913: The San Giorgio gets stuck
Friday - In the late afternoon the armored cruiser San Giorgio under the command of the captain of the vessel Adolfo Cacace, ...
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