Organized on 10 June 1940 from personnel assigned to the scuola alpina d’Aosta (Aosta Alpini School) as the battaglione alpini « Duca degli Abruzzi » ; assigned to the Alpini Corps under the 4° Army. Served in the Western Alps during the Italian offensive against France in June 1940.
Membership in the battaglione Alpini Sciatori « Monte Cervino » is open to all women and men interested in learning about the Alpini, the Italian military in general, and Italy’s role in the Second World War through the medium of Living History.
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Monte Cervino Reenactment unit photos