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Colorized picture of an Italian sergeant

Some time ago, a follower of my blog gently colorized a pic of mine showing US soldiers (see this post), today another follower did the same work on a picture of an Italian sergeant dated 1916 (see  16 more words


Comment on a tourné Mères Françaises

Les souvenirs de M. Louis Mercanton

Comment j’ai torné Mères Françaises?. me dit M. Mercanton que j’ai trouvé en pleine préparation de lœuvre cinématographique importante qu’il va entreprendre en collaboration avec MM. 1,316 more words

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War movie posters: Il giorno più corto

Il giorno più corto (also known as The Shortest Day) is a 1962 Italian Comedy film directed by Sergio Corbucci. This parody of the war movie… 70 more words


War movie posters: La Grande Guerra

And for the third poster of war movies linked to the Great War, I am proposing you today the best Italian one ever made: La Grande Guerra… 62 more words


War movie posters: Paths of Glory

Or Orizzonti di Gloria, as it’s the Italian translation of this 1957 Stanley Kubrick’s movie. The release of the film in 1958 and its showing in parts of Europe were controversial. 73 more words


War movie posters: Uomini Contro

I had the chance to visit a small exhibition in Gallarate (Italy) about war movies’ posters, I wanted to share with you some of them, which are of course all movies linked to the Great War. 25 more words


A British wire party

And for today, here’s a picture of a British wire party, with soldiers carrying “pig-tail” poles which will be used for barbed wire (if you want to see a German wire party, it’s here).