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Albania (or sometimes,; Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).
Armoured warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.
The Army of the Po (Italian Armata del Po), numbered the Sixth Army (6a Armata), was a field army of the Royal Italian Army (Regio Esercito) during World War II (1939–45).
Arnaldo Azzi (23 December 1885, Ceneselli - 25 November 1957) was an Italian general and politician.
The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942 south of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War.
The Battle of Bir Hakeim took place at Bir Hakeim, an oasis in the Libyan desert south and west of Tobruk, during the Battle of Gazala (26 May – 21 June 1942).
The Battle of Gazala (near modern town of Ayn al Ghazālah) was fought during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, around the port of Tobruk in Libya from 26 May to 21 June 1942.
The Battle of the Mareth Line or the Battle of Mareth was an attack in World War II by the British Eighth Army (General Bernard Montgomery) in Tunisia, against the Mareth Line held by the Italo-German 1st Army (General Giovanni Messe).
The Battle of Wadi Akarit (Operation Scipio) was an Allied attack from 6–7 April 1943 to dislodge Axis forces from positions along the Wadi Akarit in Tunisia (also known as the Akarit Line).
The Bersaglieri (Marksmen in English) are a corps of the Italian Army originally created by General Alessandro La Marmora on 18 June 1836 to serve in the Army of the Kingdom of Sardinia, later to become the Royal Italian Army.
The Carabinieri (formally Arma dei carabinieri, "Arm of carabineers" or previously Corpo dei carabinieri, "Corps of carabiniers") is the national military police of Italy, policing both military and civilian populations.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
The Fiat-Ansaldo M13/40 was an Italian World War II tank designed to replace the Fiat L3, the Fiat L6/40 and the Fiat M11/39 in the Italian Army at the start of World War II.
The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July 1942) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces (Germany and Italy) of the Panzer Army Africa (Panzerarmee Afrika) (also known as the Africa Corps) commanded by Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Erwin Rommel nicknamed "The Desert Fox" and Allied (specifically British Imperial) forces (Britain, British India, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) of the Eighth Army, commanded by General Claude Auchinleck.
The Friuli Air Assault Brigade was an Air Assault brigade of the Italian Army, based mainly in the north-east of the country.
Gastone Gambara (10 November 1890 – 27 February 1962) was an Italian General during the Spanish Civil War and World War II.
The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.
The Italian Army (Italian: Esercito Italiano; EI) is the land defence force of the Italian Armed Forces of the Italian Republic.
The Italian XX Motorised Corps was an armoured formation of the Italian army.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state founded in 1861 when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy.
Libya (ليبيا) is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
The Libyan Desert, also known as the Western Desert, forms the northern and eastern part of the Sahara Desert and covers an area of approximately.
Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
Major-general (or major general) is a military rank used in many countries.
North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa.
Operation Crusader was a military operation by the British Eighth Army between 18 November–30 December 1941 during the Second World War.
The Po Valley, Po Plain, Plain of the Po, or Padan Plain (Pianura Padana or Val Padana) is a major geographical feature of Italy.
This article is about the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito) which participated in World War II.
The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 11 November 1942) took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein.
Valtellina or the Valtelline (occasionally spelled as two words in English: Val Telline); Veltlin, Valtellina, (Valtulina, Vuclina) is a valley in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, bordering Switzerland.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
The Ariete Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Italian Army during World War II.