Charts features black & white drawings of front and profile views of various light, medium and heavy tanks and self-propelled weapons. Included are American, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese, and English vehicles.
Allied forces fought fierce battles up the boot of Italy during World War II. Stalemated at the formidable Gustav Line north of Naples in late 1943, they outflanked it with landings at Anzio and Nettuno, then broke through it with a massive offensive in May 1944. By the fall of 1944, after more...read more
Allied forces conquered Sicily in the summer of 1943, securing the island by August 17. This defeat precipitated the fall of Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini, and the new Italian government negotiated an armistice with the Allies. The Allies resolved to intervene in Italy to guarantee this...read more
This Italian torpedo aircraft was launched, probably, from an Italian Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 bomber of 32 Stormo on 12 June 1941, against Gibraltar, falling intact on the beach of La Línea de la Concepción. Master Specialist Antonio Garabito Ramírez and...read more
The Italian soldiers are often blamed for their performance in World War 2, but usually nobody takes a close look at the state of the Italian Armed Forces in World War 2. This video takes a look at the Italian Army, Navy, Air Force and Industry in 1939 and especially 1940.
In this dive highlight from October 31, 2011, watch as the Nautilus crew finds a WWII Italian airplane in the Strait of Sicily off the coast of the volcanic island, Pantelleria. This airplane is a Macchi C.202 Folgore.