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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

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97 years ago: Caporetto

This was on October 24th, 1917. Austrian troops, with the support of German units, were able to break into the Italian front line and rout the Italian army, which had practically no mobile reserves. 37 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

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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

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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

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From chow to MRE

Bon appétit to my readers ! Today’s post has two different pictures, in order to show you the long way made between the chow given during the Great War to these Italian soldiers (by the way, the Italian term for chow is “ 71 more words

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Leaving the ones you love behind

I’ve found by chance this picture in Italia e Francia per la civiltà latina, a propaganda booklet probably published in 1915. This picture was probably shot in May 1915, when Italy entered the war. 21 more words

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