Mario Arillo was born in La Spezia on the 25 March 1912 and soon showed a great passion for the sea and… [more]
Anglo-American bias and the Italo-Greek War of 1940-1941
James Sadkovich, ‘Anglo-American bias and the Italo-Greek War of 1940-1941’, The Journal of Military… [more]
The Breda Model 35
The Breda Model 35 was an anti-aircraft gun used by Italy during World War II. The design was developed… [more]
James Sadkovich, ‘Anglo-American bias and the Italo-Greek War of 1940-1941’, The Journal of Military History 58.4 (Oct 1994): 617. by Annales. In his article and much of his work, James Sadkovich has succeeded in exposing a long held historiographical tradition of bias toward the Italian war effort. For too long, popular writers and academic historians [...]
The Italian airmen, soldier, and seaman fought rapidly and effectively, and procured a notable strategic victory..
When Italy declared war on Britain and France, the Allies had already been in it for nine months. The British Dominions had mobilized as could be expected and their reinforcements were already on their way to England and the potential battle zones in Africa, the Middle East and Singapore. France had transferred troops from their [...]