Petronzio - The Line of the Piave, “On this side of the Piave, where the beautiful ancient City of Venice stands, the haughty Huns will surely meet death from the hands of the Heroic and Allied Legions.
Italian Bersaglieri (light infantry marksmen) man a German Solothurn 20 mm anti-tank rifle during the First Battle of El Alamein. The First Battle of El Alamein July 1942 to 27 July was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign.
Italian General Giuseppe Castellano signing, on behalf of Italy, the Italian armistice at Cassibile, Sicily, on September 3, 1943. Looking on are Italian aide Luigi Marchesi, left, and General Walter Bedell Smith.