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    Battle of the Alps 1940 (Mussolini's War series)

    I, too, have now read this book. I deliberately didn’t read Jeff’s review in order to keep my own views open. Firstly, what was my own knowledge of the French campaign. Very little apart from what I read on Wikipedia and short passages in other books. This book has improved my knowledge in...
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    Photos of Generals

    Alpino, Great photo to have found after so much time! Bob
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    Battle of the Alps 1940 photos

    Alpini, Great photographs, thanks for sharing. Curt reading a book on the Battle of the Alps! Bob
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    Archivio dell'Esercito Italiano

    Excellent photo!!!! You must be very proud of him! Bob
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    Mussolini's War series

    Marek, In relation to the blockade runners sailing from Bordeaux to the Far East, look at the main Comando Supremo website. Giulio has written a short piece on them. Just starting Starting the Battle of the Alps book! Regards, Bob
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    Archivio dell'Esercito Italiano

    ItalianGirl54, I am glad that you are making progress with looking into your father’s military history! Would It be possible for you put a picture of your father on this thread in his uniform? I always think that it is nice to get the face of the person being researched. Regards and good luck...
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    Death of the Julia Division Memoirs of an Officer - Book Review.

    I came across this book by chance when browsing the internet. Having now read it, I was in two minds as whether I should write a review. This book as the title suggests is the memoirs of an officer who fought in Greece and does not cover military doctrine, order of battles or any of the usual...
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    Mussolini's War series

    I should add that I have communicated with him on a separate matter!
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    Mussolini's War series

    Marek, I sympathise with the difficulties that you are faced with. Have a look at the Regia Marina section of this forum and you will see a thread entitled U-Boat Net adds an Italian Section. This is separated site from Commando Supremo. The author of the Italian section is platon-alexiades. I...
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    Mussolini's War series

    Marek/Jeff, Just got home and had a quick look. Jeff, I agree that you have a rogue book. My copy has the table of contents together with all the maps. I haven’t had a chance to read the book so can’t really comment on the contents yet. I have had a mad spurt lately and have purchased four or...
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    Mussolini's War series

    Hi both. My book has arrived but I am not currently at home. Will check it later today and update this thread. Regards, Bob
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    German and Italian Aircraft Carriers of World War II

    Hi all, Books arrived today. Re the aircraft carrier book, I am afraid the the student interested in the Regia Marina, I cannot recommend it unles you have read in absolutely nothing about the Italian carriers. There are 41 pages of texts, photos and diagrams. There are 29 pages devoted to the...
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    Mussolini's War series

    Marek, I look forward to read it. Italy’s invasion of France is a subject that I have read much about. Regards, Bob
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    German and Italian Aircraft Carriers of World War II

    This book is available tomorrow. I have ordered it purely out of curiosity together with a book on Macchi 202 and 205 combat units. I am hoping to learn something new Re. The aircraft carriers. Regards, Bob
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    Memoirs or personal accounts

    Eric, I recommend Alamein An Italian Story by Paolo Caccia-Dominioni. He served with the Folgore towards the end of the North African campaign then afterwards collecting bodies for burial in respective cemeteries. Regards, Bob
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    Missing Plane-Help with research

    Tony, Thanks for sharing. It is always good to see the face off relatives mentioned on the forum! Bob
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    Missing Plane-Help with research

    Tony, Do you have any photographs of your Nonno that you could share on this forum? Regards, Bob
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    Semovente da 75/34

    Now attached!
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    Semovente da 75/34

    Hang on, wrong photo !
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