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6th Alpine Division Alpi Graie

The 6th Alpine Division Alpi Graie was a short-lived light Infantry division of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat. [1]

16 relations: Alpini, Armistice of Cassibile, Case Anton, Danilovgrad, Division (military), Durmitor, Graian Alps, Italian Army, Italian occupation of France, La Spezia, Light infantry, Maurienne, Mountain warfare, Vichy France, Yugoslav Partisans, 6th Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy).

Alpini

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

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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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Case Anton

Operation Anton or Fall Anton in German, was the codename for the military occupation of Vichy France carried out by Germany and Italy in November 1942.

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Danilovgrad

Danilovgrad (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Даниловград) is a town in central Montenegro.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Durmitor

The Durmitor is a massif and the name of a national park in northwestern Montenegro.

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Graian Alps

The Graian Alps (Italian: Alpi Graie; French: Alpes Grées) are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps.

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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 occupation of France

Italian-occupied France was an area of south-eastern France occupied by Fascist Italy in two stages during World War II.

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La Spezia

La Spezia (Spèza in the local dialect of Ligurian), at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.

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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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Maurienne

Maurienne is one of the provinces of Savoy, corresponding to the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in France.

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Mountain warfare

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

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Vichy France

Vichy France is the Allies' description of the government of the French State (État français), following its relocation to the spa town of Vichy, headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain from 1940 to 1944 during World War II.

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Yugoslav Partisans

Yugoslav PartisansSerbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was Europe's most effective anti-Nazi resistance movement, often compared to the Polish resistance movement, albeit the latter was an exceptional, non-communist autonomic movement.

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6th Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy)

The 6th Mountain Artillery Regiment (6° Reggimento Artiglieria da Montagna) was a field artillery regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat.

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6 Alpine Division Alpi Graie, 6 Alpini Division Alpi Graie, 6th Alpine Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Alpine_Division_Alpi_Graie

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