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Relax, it's Friday

It’s Friday and I think we can have all some relax, just like these Italian soldiers. Have you noticed the two demijohns on the table behind them? 32 more words


Puttees and hobnails

A very high-quality picture for this Monday! This picture has been taken in Taranto (Italy) in May 1917 by a soldier, he offered itĀ to the Baron Maiorana. 18 more words


Really Useful Boxes

It had to happen sooner or later: The Really Useful Box Bug has bitten. My much-loved box files are showing their age, mostly because their contents are foreverĀ  changing ahead of any attempts to label them. 125 more words

15mm Miniatures Wargames


Pictures of the war in the Italian Dolomites, to be more precise in the Tofane mountains (just like this other one) are always impressive. Trench war on the Western front was an inferno, but mountain warfare was a hell too. 21 more words



It was 96 years ago: On November 4, 1918, at 3 PM, war ended on the Italian front. The war for this country had begun in 1915. 72 more words


Hugo Pratt and the Great War

Hugo Pratt (1927-1995) is considered one of the greatest graphic novelists in the world, and several of his works are linked to the Great War. As you certainly know, he was very interested in military stuff. 183 more words


Italian Names

This post may help people doing researches about their Italian ancestors. This picture was taken in the crypt located below Genoa war memorial (see my yesterday’s post… 124 more words