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Eighth Army (Italy)

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The Italian Eighth Army was an Italian Army which fought in World War I and on the Eastern Front during World War II. [1]

11 relations: Armando Diaz, Battle of Caporetto, Battle of Vittorio Veneto, Eastern Front (World War II), Enrico Caviglia, Italian Army in Russia, Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia, Italian participation in the Eastern Front, Italo Gariboldi, Prince Adalberto, Duke of Bergamo, Second Battle of the Piave River.

Armando Diaz

Armando Diaz, 1st Duke of the Victory, (5 December 1861 – 28 February 1928) was an Italian general and a Marshal of Italy.

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Battle of Caporetto

The Battle of Caporetto (also known as the Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, the Battle of Kobarid or the Battle of Karfreit as it was known by the Central Powers) was a battle on the Austro-Italian front of World War I. The battle was fought between the Entente and the Central Powers and took place from 24 October to 19 November 1917, near the town of Kobarid (now in north-western Slovenia, then part of the Austrian Littoral).

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Battle of Vittorio Veneto

The Battle of Vittorio Veneto was fought from 24 October to 3 November 1918 near Vittorio Veneto on the Italian Front during World War I. The Italian victory marked the end of the war on the Italian Front, secured the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and contributed to the end of the First World War just one week later.

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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 Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northeast Europe (Baltics), and Southeast Europe (Balkans) from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.

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Enrico Caviglia

Enrico Caviglia KCB (4 May 1862 – 22 March 1945) was a distinguished officer in the Italian Army.

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Italian Army in Russia

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.

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Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia

During World War II, the Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia (Corpo di Spedizione Italiano in Russia, or CSIR) was a corps-sized expeditionary unit of the Regio Esercito (Italian Army) that fought on the Eastern Front.

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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 Gariboldi

Italo Gariboldi (20 April 1879 – 3 February 1970) was a senior officer in the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito) before and during World War II.

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Prince Adalberto, Duke of Bergamo

Prince Adalberto of Savoy, Duke of Bergamo (Adalberto Luitpoldo Elena Giuseppe Maria) (19 March 1898 – 15 December 1982) was an Italian General and a member of the Genoa branch of the House of Savoy.

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Second Battle of the Piave River

The Second Battle of the Piave River, fought between 15 and 23 June 1918, was a decisive victory for the Italian Army against the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. Though the battle proved to be a decisive blow to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and by extension the Central Powers, its full significance was not initially appreciated in Italy.

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Redirects here:

8th Italian Army, Italian 8th Army.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eighth_Army_(Italy)

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