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Greco-Italian War

Small town in Greece

 Occupied town in northern Greece,  Spring, 1941.   The Greco-Italian War (28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941)   So who really won the war?   That’s a question that has plagued military historians for years. On October 28, 1940 a cocky but under strength Italian force crossed the Albanian border to invade northern Greece […]

Italian Invasion of Greece 1940-41: Part Three

Italian soldiers engaged in fire fight with Greek troops holding village.

The Italian invasion of Greece had proven to be a slow, methodical, and bloody affair. The two militaries fought against each other bravely.

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Italian Invasion of Greece 1940-41: Part Two

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The fighting in the mountains during the Italian invasion of Greece did not resemble the clashes of armor between the Germans and Soviets on the Eastern Front.

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Italian Invasion Of Greece 1940-41: Part One

The Julia Alpini Division on the march into battle.

The Italian invasion of Greece was made in such an unfathomably rushed and off-handed manner and based on little more than anger, greed, poor assumptions, and ignorance.

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