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2nd Alpini Regiment

The 2nd Alpini Regiment (2° Reggimento Alpini) is a light Infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat. [1]

73 relations: Alpenkorps (German Empire), Alpine Brigade Cadore, Alpine Brigade Orobica, Alpine Brigade Taurinense, Alpine Brigade Tridentina, Alpini, Alps, Anti-tank missile, Armistice of Cassibile, Armoured personnel carrier, Austria-Hungary, Bandvagn 206, Battalion, Battle of France, Battle of Nikolayevka, Battle of Stalingrad, Bene Vagienna, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Bronze Medal of Military Valor, Cannone da 47/32 M35, Case Blue, Chiusa di Pesio, Col de Tende, Colours, standards and guidons, Cuneo, Demographics of Libya, Demonte, Don River (Russia), Dronero, Dubrovnik, Eastern Front (World War II), Field hospital, Gabriele Nasci, German Empire, Gold Medal of Military Valour, Greco-Italian War, Invasion of Yugoslavia, Italian Army, Italian participation in the Eastern Front, Italo-Turkish War, Italy, Iveco LMV, Kaiserjäger, Light infantry, Military Order of Italy, Montenegro, Mortier 120mm Rayé Tracté Modèle F1, Mountain warfare, Province of Cuneo, Puma (AFV), ..., Red Army, Regiment, Saluzzo, San Damiano Macra, Schio, Second Italo-Ethiopian War, Silver Medal of Military Valor, Soviet Union, Spike (missile), Steppe, Vinadio, War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Wehrmacht, World War I, World War II, 1st Alpini Regiment, 2nd Alpine Division Tridentina, 3rd Alpine Division Julia, 4th Alpine Division Cuneense, 4th Alpini Parachutist Regiment, 4th Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy), 5th Alpine Division Pusteria, 6th Army (Wehrmacht). Expand index (23 more) »

Alpenkorps (German Empire)

The Alpenkorps was a provisional mountain formation of division size formed by the Imperial German Army during World War I. It was considered by the Allies to be one of the best in the German Army.

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Alpine Brigade Cadore

The Alpini Brigade Cadore was a light Infantry brigade of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain warfare.

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Alpine Brigade Orobica

The Alpine Brigade Orobica was a light Infantry brigade of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain warfare.

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Alpine Brigade Taurinense

The Alpine Brigade Taurinense is a light Infantry brigade of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.

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Alpine Brigade Tridentina

The Alpini Brigade Tridentina was a light Infantry brigade of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain warfare.

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Alpini

The Alpini (Italian: alpine), are an elite mountain warfare military corps of the Italian Army.

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Alps

The Alps (Alpi; Alpes; Alpen; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately across eight Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland.

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Anti-tank missile

An anti-tank missile (ATM), anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) or anti-armor guided weapon, is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily armored military vehicles.

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Armistice of Cassibile

The Armistice of Cassibile was an armistice signed on 3 September 1943 by Walter Bedell Smith and Giuseppe Castellano, and made public on 8 September, between the Kingdom of Italy and the Allies ("United Nations") of World War II.

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Armoured personnel carrier

An armoured personnel carrier (APC) is type of armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) designed to transport infantry to the battlefield.

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Austria-Hungary

Austria-Hungary (Österreich-Ungarn; Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia), also known by other names and often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Empire of Austria and the Kingdom of Hungary that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867, when the compromise was ratified by the Hungarian parliament.

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Bandvagn 206

Bandvagn 206 (Bv 206) is a tracked articulated, all-terrain carrier developed by Hägglunds (now part of BAE Systems Global Combat Systems) for the Swedish Army.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.

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Battle of Nikolayevka

The Battle of Nikolayevka was fought in January 1943, as a small part of the larger Battle of Stalingrad.

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Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was a major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia, on the eastern boundary of Europe.

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Bene Vagienna

Bene Vagienna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about south of Turin and about northeast of Cuneo.

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Borgo San Dalmazzo

Borgo San Dalmazzo (Lo Borg Sant Dalmatz) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about south of Turin and about southwest of Cuneo.

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Bronze Medal of Military Valor

The Bronze Medal of Military Valor (Medaglia di bronzo al Valore Militare) is an Italian medal for gallantry.

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Cannone da 47/32 M35

The Cannone da 47/32 M35 was an Austrian artillery piece produced under license in Italy during World War II.

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Case Blue

Case Blue (Fall Blau), later renamed Operation Braunschweig, was the German Armed Forces' (Wehrmacht) name for its plan for the 1942 strategic summer offensive in southern Russia between 28 June and 24 November 1942.

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Chiusa di Pesio

Chiusa di Pesio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about south of Turin and about southeast of Cuneo, on the border with France.

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Col de Tende

Col de Tende (Colle di Tenda; elevation 1870 m) is a high mountain pass in the Alps, close to the border between France and Italy, although the highest section of the pass is wholly within France.

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Colours, standards and guidons

In military organizations, the practice of carrying colors, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated in Ancient Egypt some 5,000 years ago.

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Cuneo

Cuneo (Piedmontese: Coni) is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.

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Demographics of Libya

Demographics of Libya include population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the Libyan population.

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Demonte

Demonte is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about southwest of Turin and about southwest of Cuneo, in the Valle Stura di Demonte.

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Don River (Russia)

The Don (p) is one of the major rivers of Russia.

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Dronero

Dronero (Draonier) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about southwest of Turin and about northwest of Cuneo at the entrance of the Valle Maira.

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Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik (Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia.

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Eastern Front (World War II)

The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other allies, which encompassed Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.

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Field hospital

A field hospital is a small mobile medical unit, or mini hospital, that temporarily takes care of casualties on-site before they can be safely transported to more permanent hospital facilities.

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Gabriele Nasci

Gabriele Nasci was a general in the Royal Italian Army who commanded the Librazhd Sector during the World War II Axis invasion of Yugoslavia in April 1941.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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Gold Medal of Military Valour

The Gold Medal of Military Valour (Medaglia d'oro al Valore Militare) is an Italian medal established on 21 May 1793 by King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia "....per bassi ufficiali e soldati che avevano fatto azioni di segnalato valore in guerra" (for deeds of outstanding gallantry in war by junior officers and soldiers).

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Greco-Italian War

The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941.

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Invasion of Yugoslavia

The invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.

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Italian Army

The Italian Army (Italian: Esercito Italiano; EI) is the land defence force of the Italian Armed Forces of the Italian Republic.

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Italian participation in the Eastern Front

The Italian participation in the Eastern Front during World War II began after the launch of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, on 22 June 1941.

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Italo-Turkish War

The Italo-Turkish or Turco-Italian War (Trablusgarp Savaşı, "Tripolitanian War"; also known in Italy as Guerra di Libia, "Libyan War") was fought between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Italy from September 29, 1911, to October 18, 1912.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Iveco LMV

Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Vehicle) is a 4WD tactical vehicle developed by Iveco, and in service with several countries.

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Kaiserjäger

The Kaiserjäger (officially designated by the Imperial and Royal (k.u.k.) military administration as the Tiroler Jäger-Regimenter or "Tyrolean Rifle Regiments"), were formed in 1895 as four normal infantry regiments within the Common Army of Austria-Hungary.

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Light infantry

Light infantry (or skirmishers) are soldiers whose job was to provide a skirmishing screen ahead of the main body of infantry, harassing and delaying the enemy advance.

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Military Order of Italy

The Military Order of Italy (Italian: Ordine Militare d'Italia) is the highest military order of the Italian Republic and the former Kingdom of Italy.

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Montenegro

Montenegro (or or; Montenegrin: Crna Gora / Црна Гора, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.

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Mortier 120mm Rayé Tracté Modèle F1

The MO-120 RT-61 (factory designator) or MO-120-RT is a heavy mortar of French origin.

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Mountain warfare

Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.

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Province of Cuneo

Cuneo (Italian) or Coni (French and Piedmontese) is a province in the southwest of the Piedmont region of Italy.

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Puma (AFV)

The Puma light wheeled armoured fighting vehicle family consists of the Puma 6x6 and the Puma 4x4.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия; РККА, or Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya: RKKA, frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия; KA, in English: Red Army) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and after 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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Saluzzo

Saluzzo is a town and former principality in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont region, Italy. The city of Saluzzo is built on a hill overlooking a vast, well-cultivated plain. Iron, lead, silver, marble, slate etc. are found in the surrounding mountains. It has a population of approximately 17,000. Saluzzo was the birthplace of the writer Silvio Pellico and of typographer Giambattista Bodoni.

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San Damiano Macra

San Damiano Macra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about southwest of Turin and about northwest of Cuneo.

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Schio

Schio is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza (region of Veneto, northern Italy) situated North of Vicenza and East of the Lake of Garda.

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Second Italo-Ethiopian War

The Second Italo-Ethiopian War, also referred to as the Second Italo-Abyssinian War, was a colonial war that started in October 1935 and ended in May 1936.

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Silver Medal of Military Valor

The Silver Medal of Military Valor (Medaglia d'Argento al Valore Militare) is an Italian medal for gallantry.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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Spike (missile)

Spike is an Israeli fourth generation man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charged HEAT warhead, developed and designed by the Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and in service with a number of nations.

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Steppe

In physical geography, a steppe (a) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes.

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Vinadio

Vinadio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about southwest of Turin and about southwest of Cuneo, on the border with France.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan is the period in which the United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks.

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Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force"From wehren, "to defend" and Macht, "power, force". See the Wiktionary article for more information.) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

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.

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1st Alpini Regiment

The 1st Alpini Regiment (1° Reggimento Alpini) was a light Infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.

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2nd Alpine Division Tridentina

The 2nd Alpine Division Tridentina was a World War II Mountain Infantry division of the Italian Army.

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3rd Alpine Division Julia

The 3rd Alpine Division Julia was a World War II light Infantry division of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.

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4th Alpine Division Cuneense

The 4th Alpine Division Cuneense was an Italian division composed of Alpini - light Mountain Infantry - and Mountain Artillery units.

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4th Alpini Parachutist Regiment

The 4th Alpini Parachutist Regiment (4° Reggimento Alpini Paracadutisti) is a Ranger type infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat.

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4th Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy)

The 4th Mountain Artillery Regiment 4° Reggimento Artiglieria da Montagna) was a field artillery regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat. Since their formation the Mountain Artillery Regiments have served alongside the Alpini, a mountain infantry corps of the Italian Army, that distinguished itself in combat during World War I and World War II. The Alpini and Mountain Artillery regiments share, besides their close history, the distinctive Cappello Alpino. The regiment was constituted in 1934. The regimental motto was: "Su tutte l'erte e sopra ogni cima". It consisted of the following units.

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5th Alpine Division Pusteria

The 5th Alpini Division Pusteria was a light Infantry division of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.

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6th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 6th Army was a designation for a German field army that saw action in World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Alpini_Regiment

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