07/06/19 | History
6 June 1944, D-Day: the 12ᵃ Panzer Hitlerjugend Division in Normandy
On the morning of 6 June 1944, by order of the Supreme Army Command (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, OKW), the 12ᵃ Panzer Hitlerjugend Division is transferred from the reserve to the ...
22/05/19 | History
22 May 1941: the long night of the torpedo boat Lupo
Seventy-eight years ago, in the Aegean Sea, the Regia Torpedo Boat Lupo, led by the frigate captain Francesco Mimbelli, became the protagonist of a memorable night action in the ...
17/05/19 | History
Hirohito, the last living god
For us westerners it is certainly hard to admit that an entire people for two thousand six hundred years could have seriously and unswervingly believed in the dogma of filiation ...
05/05/19 | History
"At the head of the army"
On the evening of 15 June 1815 ended an era in which the god of war had triumphed over the fields of half of Europe, crossed the waves of all the oceans and finally extinguished ...
27/04/19 | History
April 26, 1915: pact of London, Italy goes to war
In Anglo-Saxon diplomatic and military circles, even today, there is a joke about the political line that the Italian state generally adopts in situations of conflict: the ...
08/04/19 | History
70 years of NATO: protection for Europe or American occupation?
The 17 March 1948, Britain, France, Holland, Luxembourg and Belgium, signed a multilateral treaty in Brussels aimed at countering the possibility of a revival ...
26/03/19 | History
Attack on the Suda Bay: 78 years ago the feat of the men of the 10 ^ Flotilla MAS
The feat of Suda Bay has been defined by historians as a perfect, almost mathematical action, carried out with a unique synchronism by six men who, with extraordinary ...
24/03/19 | History
The Kosovo war. Twenty years since the NATO attack on Serbia
Twenty years ago the first conflict led by the Atlantic Alliance since its foundation began. Symptomatic is the fact that the events in the Balkans occur at the end of ...
11/03/19 | History
The Italian air forces and the fall of Colonel Gaddafi
When Italian politicians talk about the phenomenon of uncontrolled migratory flows coming from the coasts of Libya ...
21/02/19 | History
1992: The strange case of the Russian submarine that knocked out an American submarine
There are days that pass quickly without most people almost realizing it; however, for ...
15/02/19 | History
The Monroe Doctrine: America (Latin) to Americans (from the North)
In the nineteenth century the American colonizing propulsive force ran parallel to the concomitant decadence of ...
10/02/19 | History
Night between 10 and 11 February 1918: the "mockery of Buccari"
After the forcing of Trieste, and the sinking of the battleship Wien, the construction of ...
18/12/18 | History
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 ...
13/12/18 | History
13 December 1941: Boss Clash Bon
At the end of the 1941, the situation in North Africa was disastrous and the British forces were advancing under ...
02/12/18 | History
The Euromissiles and the INF treaty
During the mid-twentieth century 60, with the establishment of a strategic nuclear parity between the two ...
19/11/18 | History
The Arab revolt of the 1916: the oriental chaos
On the eve of the Great War, the Middle East was an integral part of the now decadent Ottoman Empire, ...
19/11/18 | History
Operation Trapani (1971): when Italy wanted to overthrow Gaddafi
In the 1971, Italy planned a military operation (the first on a strategic level since the end of the Second War ...
08/11/18 | History
Italian wars in post-war conflicts: the Eritrean MB339 in the border war with Ethiopia
The MB-339 was immediately a good commercial success for its manufacturer Aermacchi. From the entry into service ...
07/11/18 | History
Light explorers class Navigators
It was the last explorer of the Royal Navy, so it closed with this series of ships, the most numerous, the ...
20/10/18 | History
Navarino, the last great battle of the sailing navy
The naval battle of Navarino was fought in the waters of the port of the Peloponnese, in the wide gulf of the Peloponnese ...