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‘Integrating’ the Italian Air Force after the Armistice

If there is one description of the multi-national and cosmopolitan composition of Allied forces in the Mediterranean theatre during the Second World War, it is ‘complex.’ This comment may seem obvious at first; however, were there not only British and American troops in the theatre but also forces from the Commonwealth and Empire and ‘free’ forces such as those from France and Poland. 1,163 more words

Royal Air Force

'Integrating' the Italian Air Force after the Armistice

By Ross Mahoney

If there is one description of the multi-national and cosmopolitan composition of Allied forces in the Mediterranean theatre during the Second World War, it is ‘complex.’ This comment may seem obvious at first; however, were there not only British and American troops in the theatre but also forces from the Commonwealth and Empire and ‘free’ forces such as those from France and Poland. 1,171 more words

Air Power History

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Seen performing a sea rescue demo at the 2016 Malta Airshow.

Malta

​First F-35s Fighter Jet Built Outside of US Go Operational in Italy

ROME — Italy has taken delivery of two F-35 jets at its Amendola Air Base — the first joint strike fighters built outside the US to become operational. 255 more words

Military

Visiting the base of Italy's Aerobatic Team 'Frecce Tricolori' in Rivolto (Friuli Venezia Giulia)

I had always wanted to visit Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy’s most North-Eastern region bordering with Slovakia. I love bordering regions, with their indefinite identities, melting cultures and mixed languages. 440 more words

Italy