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Background on the Cannone da 47/32 mod 1935 Austrian company Böhler originally designed and manufactured this 47 mm gun in 1935. Italy obtained a license to ...

Multiple tables containing Regia Aeronautica statistics. It provides a snapshot of the Italian Air Force performance and inventory during World War Two.

Developed by the Italians in 1934, the Obice da 75/18 modello 34 was a sound and thoroughly useful little howitzer intended for the mountain role.

The FNAB-43 is an Italian submachine gun manufactured between 1943 and 1944. Approximately 7,000 units were provided to German and Italian units in Italy.

The Fiat-Ansaldo M 11/39 was primarily designed as infantry support in mountainous terrain. The tank was quickly outclassed and only 100 units were produced.

The Fiat M13/40 is an Italian medium tank built in 1940. The tank mounted a 47/32 gun and lacked radios. Three battalions were deployed to North Africa.

The SPA-Viberti AS.42 Sahariana entered service for the Italian military in August 1942. It was a reconnaisance vehicle that performed very well in theatre.

The Semovente da 90/53 was designed as response to the need of an armored vehicle capable of defeating Soviet T-35 and KV-1 tanks on the Eastern Front.

The Fiat-Ansaldo M 15/42 entered service in 1943. Because of the Italian armistice, it never saw action against the Allies. A total of 118 were built.

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

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