Italian Social Republic at War

When Mussolini was reinstated into power by the Nazi regime in 1943, a new flag was instated over the original tri-color banner that had been Italy’s penant. Emblazoned with an […]

Italy’s Entrance into the Axis

Many factors in Italy’s history lead to her becoming one of the Axis powers during World War II. Since his rise to power in 1922, Benito Mussolini consistently steered Italy […]

Italian Military Engagements

While much undo prejudice is expressed against the effectiveness of the Italian soldier, they were, in fact, competent and courageous fighters, and were involved in a number of important and […]

The Battle for Italy

In 1945, the Allied forces were making significant progress against the now surrounded but still formidable Germany, and were making plans to advance on Berlin by cutting their way through […]