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Fucile Mitragliatore Breda modello 30, or Breda 30, is an Italian light machine gun accepted into service by the Regio Esercito in 1930.

The Officine Di Villar Perosa - OVP M1918 submachine was a modifed double barrel OVP M1915 model from WWI. It functioned using two triggers firing 900 rpm.

The Fiat-Ansaldo M 14/41 was an improved version of the M 13/40. Approximately 752 units were built between 1941 and 1942 and used in the Tunisian campaign.

All assumed Italo Balbo would one day replace Mussolini. He was a Quadrumvir in the March on Rome, modernized the Regia Aeronautica and Governor of Libya.

Mario Atillo was an Italian WW2 submarine commander on the Ambra. Following a number of successful missions, he joined the Decima Mas after the armistice.

Gianfranco Gazzana Priaroggia was the most successful Italian submarine commander in World War Two. He is credited with sinking 90,601 tons of shipping.

Book preview on Hope Hamilton's "Sacrifice on the Steppe: The Alpine Corps in the Stalingrad Campaign 1942-1943" regarding Italian actions in Russia.

Instrument of Surrender I signed at Malta September 29, 1943; letter from Commander in Chief of Allied Forces to Badoglio, Head of Italian Government.

Protocol signed at Brindisi, Italy, November 9, 1943, amending instrument of surrender of September29, 1943 Entered into force November 9, 1943.

A detailed account of the 3rd Battalion, 34th Regiment, Livorno Infantry Division counterattack at the Gela Beachhead, Sicily, between July 11th-12th, 1943.

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