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8th Alpini Regiment

The 8th Alpini Regiment (8° Reggimento Alpini) is a light Infantry regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in Mountain Combat. [1]

22 relations: Alpenkorps (German Empire), Alpine Brigade Julia, Alpini, Alps, Anti-tank missile, Armoured personnel carrier, Austria-Hungary, Bandvagn 206, Cividale del Friuli, German Empire, Italian Army, Iveco LMV, Kaiserjäger, Light infantry, Mortier 120mm Rayé Tracté Modèle F1, Mountain warfare, Puma (AFV), Regiment, Spike (missile), Tolmezzo, World War I, World War II.

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 Julia

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

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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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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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Cividale del Friuli

Cividale del Friuli (Cividât, Östrich, Čedad) is a town and comune in the Province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Northern Italy.

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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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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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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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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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Puma (AFV)

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

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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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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Tolmezzo

Tolmezzo (Tumieç, archaic Tolmein or Schönfeld) is a town and comune in the province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of north-eastern Italy.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Alpini_Regiment

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