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Glasses and chair

A title which clearly indicates the most striking elements of this picture: a chair and the sunglasses worn on the soldier’s cap. This picture has all classic elements of studio photographs, but was taken outside a house, in a yard. 15 more words

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Fiat ID Card

A rather uncommon item for this Sunday (and found today too, by the way).This is 1920 ID card issued to a worker of Fiat factory in Turin. 71 more words

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Cool Attitude

It’s now beer o’clock in Milan and I feel like this proud and relaxed Italian soldier of the 34th Reggimento di Fanteria… I wish a wonderful week-end to all my beloved readers & followers!

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Mirror Effect

I rather like the mirror effect of this picture. We’ll probably never know these relationship between these two men. Were there brothers, cousins or just friends? 43 more words

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Cigarette Lighting

This nice studio picture of two Italian NCOs (I think the man on the right is a sergeant) lighting their cigarettes reminded me the legend of the “Three on a match” superstition. 128 more words

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Assault on Monte Cucco

A dramatic picture for today, which shows an assault of Italian infantry against Austro-Hungarian positions on Monte Cucco, in Isonzo region. This picture, like the other ones published this week, is a recent reprint of a picture previously published in war magazines, probably in this case the… 46 more words

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Mutilato in guerra

Let’s present another award. This one is an Italian one, and is, as written on it (Mutilato in guerra 1915-18), an award given to Italian soldiers maimed during the War. 108 more words

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