An Italian soldier using a zip line to locomove between one mountain and another, WW1

An Italian soldier using a zip line to locomove between one mountain and another, WW1

The beautiful Macchi MC 202 "Folgore"

The beautiful Macchi MC 202 "Folgore"

Italian Savoia Marchetti SM 79 Sparviero bombers

Italian Savoia Marchetti SM 79 Sparviero bombers

An Italian fighter pilot, in complete flight suit boarding on a Macchi MC.202 “Folgore”. The photo highlight the arrangement of principal armament of this famous Italian fighter: two 12,7mm Breda-Safat synchronized with the propeller, each with 360 rounds over the engine cowling. The airplane is also equipped with the anti-sand filter on the left side of cowling.

An Italian fighter pilot, in complete flight suit boarding on a Macchi MC.202 “Folgore”. The photo highlight the arrangement of principal armament of this famous Italian fighter: two 12,7mm Breda-Safat synchronized with the propeller, each with 360 rounds over the engine cowling. The airplane is also equipped with the anti-sand filter on the left side of cowling.

Last photo of the armoured Ariete division before the battle of El Alamein 1942, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Last photo of the armoured Ariete division before the battle of El Alamein 1942, pin by Paolo Marzioli

To avoid bad luck a group of Italian fighter pilots, before the mission, playing with the mascot of their Squadriglia (perhaps 374th Squadriglia) which salute “romanamente” (the Fascist salute) with the right leg. The fighter is a Macchi MC.202.

To avoid bad luck a group of Italian fighter pilots, before the mission, playing with the mascot of their Squadriglia (perhaps 374th Squadriglia) which salute “romanamente” (the Fascist salute) with the right leg. The fighter is a Macchi MC.202.

[CV-F4] -The Caproni Vizzola F.4 was an Italian fighter aircraft prototype designed and built in 1939. It was a single-seat  fighter.In the summer of 1939, Italy received its first Daimler-Benz DB 601A- 876 kW (1,175 hp) from Germany after 12 aircraft No further F.4s were ordered, and a proposal to build a production model powered by an Alfa Romeo-built DB 601A as the F.5bis was dropped in favor of pursuing development of the more advanced Caproni Vizzola F.6M

[CV-F4] -The Caproni Vizzola F.4 was an Italian fighter aircraft prototype designed and built in 1939. It was a single-seat fighter.In the summer of 1939, Italy received its first Daimler-Benz DB 601A- 876 kW (1,175 hp) from Germany after 12 aircraft No further F.4s were ordered, and a proposal to build a production model powered by an Alfa Romeo-built DB 601A as the F.5bis was dropped in favor of pursuing development of the more advanced Caproni Vizzola F.6M

Bomber "Savoy Marchetti" with its Italian crew, accompanied by Fiat CR.32 fighters bombs Madrid. November 1936.

Bomber "Savoy Marchetti" with its Italian crew, accompanied by Fiat CR.32 fighters bombs Madrid. November 1936.

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Alpini

Italian  fighters pilots belonging to the "21° Gruppo Caccia". WW II. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Italian fighters pilots belonging to the "21° Gruppo Caccia". WW II. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

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