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The Semovente da 105/25, known as the “Bassotto” (Dachshund) was the most powerful Italian Self-Propelled Guns (SPG) built during World War Two.

The Semovente da 75/18 is an Italian Self Propelled Gun mounted an obice da 75/18 mod. 34 field gun. It was effective in the North African campaign.

The Fiat L6/40 Tank was developed as a replacement to the Carro Veloce CV 33 tankettet. Armament included a Breda Modello 35 20 mm gun and 8 mm Breda 38 MG.

The Carro Armato P26/40 was an Italian tank mounted with an Ansaldo 75 mm L/34 gun. The P40 was the heaviest tank Italy produced in WWII but few were made.

This table provides data on Italian WWII armored vehicle production numbers between 1940 and 1945. The table shows model numbers, years produced and total.

The Milizia Volontaria per la Sicurezza Nazionale, or MVSN, was a Fascist party organization also known as Blackshirts. The military units were called CCNN.

The Italian Army invasion of Greece occurred on 28 October 1940. The Italian Regio Esercito Order of Battle for the Greek invasion is identified below.

A component listing of the National and Libyan paratrooper units in Libya between 1940-1941. Inclluded as statistics on Castel Benito jumps.

The Italian invasion of Albania on 07 April 1939 wa divided into three “groups” which had to land in successive times. The first group had four columns.

The following tables provide a detailed breakdown of Regio Esercito components during World War Two. Italian army divisions, regiments, and brigades are noted.

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