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The cigarette holder

A nice beard and moustaches for this pic! This is a corporal of the Italian Army, holding a cigarette tip. Note the spurs and his cap with a star and the number #2 inside. 50 more words

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The Brigata Sassari Memorial on Monte Zebio

I had already presented you Monte Zebio in a previous post, here’s another pic taken in the same location: an elegant memorial which celebrates the action of the famous Sardinian Sassari Brigade, erected in 1997.  22 more words

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A Bersagliere

I was working on the dating of this photograph through a deep analysis of the uniform of this Italian Bersagliere when I realized the date was written on the back of the picture, sigh… 73 more words

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Soldier with sweater

A picture found yesterday in my usual Sunday flea market in Milan. I rather like it because this young soldier belongs to 91st Reggimento di Fanteria… 43 more words

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Sartorio's War: the destruction of Latisana bridge

Thank’s God it’s Friday, therefore here’s our classical weekly Giulio Aristide Sartorio‘s print. The location of this scene is very precise: it shows us the destruction of the bridge over the Tagliamento river by Italian troops, in a place named Latisana. 45 more words

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Veterans of Porta Volta

Another pic taken during my wanderings in Milan… This one was taken at the Bastioni di Porta Volta, not far away from Piazza XXV Aprile… 42 more words

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Piazza XXV Aprile, Milan

I’ve been living in Milan for about 20 years and I recently rediscovered a monument about 1 km from home with the list of the fallen soldiers who lived in the… 50 more words

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