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Pietro Badoglio joined the Regio Esercito in 1892 and rose through the ranks to Field Marshal. In 1943, he helped overthrow Benito Mussolini from power.
The Scotti Cannone-Mitragliera da 20/77 was first produded in 1932. It was a far simpler weapon than the Breda 20 mm, but the performance was inferior.
General Ettore Bastico was an Italian military officer in World War Two. He had nominal command over Axis forces in North Africa until their defeat in 1943.
The Italian Andrea Dorea Class battleship includes the Andrea Dorea and the Caio Duilio. Originally built during WWI, they both saw limited service in WWII.
Spica Class Torpedo Boats were very active in the Italian convoy supply line during World War II. Various engagements saw the loss of 23 of the original 32.
The Italian Zara Class cruisers served during World War Two. They were the Zara, Fiume, Pola, and Gorizia. Three sank during the Battle of Cape Matapan.
The Littorio Class Battleship was the most modern battleship the Italy had in World War Two. They included Littorio, Vittorio Veneto, Roma and Impero.
The Conte di Cavour class battleships include the Conte di Cavour, Giulio Cesare, and the ill-fated Leonardo Da Vinci. Originally built between 1910-1915.