Simo Häyhä, the White Death
The Winter War was one of the first conflicts disputed during the Second World War, which took place during the winter of '39 and ended during the first months of '40, saw the ...
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Kaminski Brigade
Bronislaw Kaminski (1899-1944) son of a Polish father and German mother. Arrested in July 1935 by the "NKWD", Stalin's political police as a spy, he is sentenced to ten ...
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When the SKS-45 replaced the Mosin Nagant ...
During the Second World War, many nations participating in the conflict noticed that the rifle models supplied to their soldiers, such as the Mosin Nagant ...
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SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger
SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger, also known as “SS-Sonderbataillon Dirlewanger”, and “Sonderkommando der Waffen-SS Lublin”. Formed by a small "Wilddiebkommando Orienburg" unit ...
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Mogadishu, 2 July 1993: the baptism of fire for the Italian conscripts
First lights of July 2, 1993, operation CANGURO 11 begins. For the men of operation IBIS (code name of the mission in Somalia) it means yet another round-up ...
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The special departments of the SS
500 SS-Fallschirmjägerbataillon The SS-Fallschirmjägerbataillon 500, paratroopers battalion of the Waffen-SS, was formed at the end of the 1943 for special assignments, in the wake ...
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100 ° anniversary of the death of Francesco Baracca
Today, Tuesday 19 June, marks the centenary of the death of the Asso degli Assi, the major MOVM Francesco Baracca. Just 41 days after the 130th anniversary of his birth, the ...
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On the eve of the storm
This article is intended to offer an unpublished look at the Battle of Waterloo, as the story of it has already been published. The main source of inspiration is the ...
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AK, the most famous weapon and its parent
Mikhail Kalashnikov's life begins and ends as one of those stories that could have been told to ...
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The myth of Marengo: 14 June 1800
From the burning Egyptian dunes, in the shadow of the Pyramids, General Bonaparte, together with his faithful general aide ...
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Premuda, 10 June 1918, very first light of dawn, the reason for the "Navy day"
Spring of the 1918, the fate of the Italian war is poised. After two years of frontal attacks the Austrians ...
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The usual lack of geopolitical vision of Italy
In these hours an important summit is taking place in Paris in which the various actors of the Libyan situation are taking part ...
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The lord of the "V-2"
A mystery wraps its end. On the death of the general of the SS Hans Kammler there are five different versions ....
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"Bernhard" operation
Operation "Bernhard", was the name of a secret German plan, developed to undermine the British economy ...
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Manhattan Project: Klaus Fuchs, the spy
When we talk about the Manhattan Project we immediately think of great personalities such as Enrico Fermi, Albert Einstein and Robert ...
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The battle of the Meuse-Argonne
In the autumn of 1918 Ferdinand Foch, commander-in-chief of the allied forces on the Western Front, gave the order ...
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130 years ago, Columbus returned to Venice after a mission-record: 4 years and a half in Asia and South America
On April 26, 1888, the cruiser Cristoforo Colombo concluded the longest mission in the history of the Navy ...
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Operation Cast Lead: Gaza strip 2008
From 27 December 2008 to 19 January 2009 there was a clash, in the Gaza Strip, between IDF forces and ...
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March 26, 1941: "explosive boats" force the bay of Suda
March 26th is the heroic act carried out in 1941, during the Second World War, with assault vehicles ...
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Cassino 1944: the stele of unnecessary polemics and true heroes
These days, in the small town of Cassino in Lazio, a controversy is mounting - generated by the ANPI and ...
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