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The Alpini (Italian: alpine), are an elite mountain warfare military corps of the Italian Army.
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.
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.
Busca (Buscha) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about southwest of Turin and about northwest of Cuneo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Don (p) is one of the major rivers of Russia.
Dubrovnik (Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia.
Filipp Ivanovich Golikov, (Russian: Филипп Иванович Голиков; July 30, 1900, Borisovo, Perm Governorate - July 29, 1980) was a Soviet military commander, promoted Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1961.
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.
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.
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.
The Italian Army in Russia (Armata Italiana in Russia, or ARMIR) was an army-sized unit of the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito Italiano) which fought on the Eastern Front during World War II.
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.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.
This article is about the town in Italy.
Montenegro (or or; Montenegrin: Crna Gora / Црна Гора, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.
A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).
Operation Uranus (romanised: Operatsiya "Uran") was the codename of the Soviet 19–23 November 1942 strategic operation in World War II which led to the encirclement of the German Sixth Army, the Third and Fourth Romanian armies, and portions of the German Fourth Panzer Army.
Peveragno (Povragn in Piedmont dialect, Pouvranh in Occitan) is an Italian town of 5,496 inhabitants in the province of Cuneo, in Piedmont.
Cuneo (Italian) or Coni (French and Piedmontese) is a province in the southwest of the Piedmont region of Italy.
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.
The Royal Italian Army (Italian: Regio Esercito, "Royal Army") was the army of the Kingdom of Italy from the unification of Italy in 1861 to the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946.
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.
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.
The Voronezh Front (Воронежский Фронт) was a major formation of the Soviet Union's Red Army during the Second World War.
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.
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 1st Alpini Regiment (1° Reggimento Alpini) was a light Infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.
The 2nd Alpine Division Tridentina was a World War II Mountain Infantry division of the Italian Army.
The 2nd Alpini Regiment (2° Reggimento Alpini) is a light Infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat.
The 3rd Alpine Division Julia was a World War II light Infantry division of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat.
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.
The 6th Army was a designation for a German field army that saw action in World War II.