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  Reference for Military history of Italy during World War II - Search.com
From December 1942 Italian military government of French departments east of the Rhône River was established and continued until September 1943.
Italy's erratic army had been humiliated in 1920 by a few thousand disorganized but fiercely patriotic Albanians which had driven Italy out of Vlorë.
Winston Churchill had long regarded southern Europe as the military weak spot of the continent (in World War I he had advocated the Dardanelles operation and during World War II he favored the Balkans as an area of operations, for example in Greece in 1940 and so on).
www.search.com /reference/Military_history_of_Italy_during_World_War_II   (3998 words)

  
  Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Union and hence joined the growing political economic unification of Western Europe including the of the Euro in 1999.
Italy consists predominantly of a large peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea where together with its two main Sicily and Sardinia it creates distinct bodies of water as the Adriatic Sea to the north-east the Ionian Sea to the south-east the Tyrrhenian Sea to the south-west and finally the Sea to the north-west.
Italy is well-known for its art culture several monuments among them the leaning tower of Pisa and the Roman Colosseum as well as for its food (pizza pasta etc.) wine lifestyle elegance design cinema theatre literature poetry visual arts music (notably Opera) holidays and generally speaking for taste.
www.freeglossary.com /Italy   (1659 words)

  
 Italy
Italy's history is perhaps the most important one for the cultural and social development of the Mediterranean area as a whole.
The Italy of modern time became a nation-state belatedly - on March 17, 1861 when the states of the peninsula and the Two Sicilies were united under king Victor Emmanuel II of the Savoy dynasty, hitherto ruler of Piedmont and kings of Sardinia.
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Union, and hence joined the growing political and economic unification of Western Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in 1999.
www.fastload.org /it/Italy.html   (1397 words)

  
 Reference for Military of Italy - Search.com
Italy has worked closely with the United States and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations as well as with assistance to Russia and the other CIS nations, Middle East peace process, multilateral talks, Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping, and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
Italy did take part in the 1990-91 Gulf War but solely through the deployment of eight Italian Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS bomber jets to Saudi Arabia; Italian Army troops were subsequently deployed to assist Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq following the conflict.
Italy has sent 411 troops, based on one infantry company from the 2nd Alpini Regiment tasked to protect the ISAF HQ, one engineer company, one NBC platoon, one logistic unit, as well as liaison and staff elements integrated into the operation chain of command.
www.search.com /reference/Military_of_Italy   (1257 words)

  
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Italy has both domestic and political issues that it must deal with in order to become the military force that it needs to be.
Italy is in the middle of a reconstruction of its armed forces.
Italy is very strong in their supports of pressures of Milosevic into diplomatic sittings.
www.alma.edu /departments/polsci/payerhin/Ppr1-211-01/oberlin.htm   (1791 words)

  
 Italy. (from military education) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In 42 BC Cisalpine Gaul, north of the Apennines, was added; and in the late 3rd century AD Italy came to include the islands of Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia, as well as Raetia and part of Pannonia to the north.
Dismay in Italy was all the greater because the dead belonged to a contingent of some 2,500 men dispatched to Iraq, after...
Italy's eras of greatness and artistic brilliance and the variety of its natural environments have attracted many travelers in search of beautiful art, landscapes, and places of religious importance.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-204682   (822 words)

  
 Italy’s Military
Italy has this miracle idea of deficit spending and not ever repaying the people of the country or other governments.
If the military is being attended to, that means that the police-keeping end of their job will be better able to take care of internal terrorism.
Italy is a advantageous country to be associated with and they have and will continue to help with the peacekeeping process in southern Europe.
www.alma.edu /departments/polsci/payerhin/Ppr1-211-01/weiss.htm   (1391 words)

  
 Welcome to Italy1 History Page La Storia Italiana in Inglese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy, history of since earliest times the history of Italy has been influenced by cultural and political divisions resulting from the peninsula's disparate geography and by circumstances that made Italy the scene of many of Europe's most important struggles for power.
Italy's administrative autonomy was lost shortly afterwards when two dioceses were joined with that of Africa to form a single prefecture.
Peninsular Italy was administered from its capital at RAVENNA as merely one division of the empire, although the Byzantines gradually and grudgingly admitted the ecclesiastical primacy of Rome in the West.
www.italy1.com /history   (4092 words)

  
 Italy
Italy had donated about $1 billion aid donor and Italy is in debt, running a budget deficit, which the EU has threatened to punish it for.
Italy may be one of the first countries affected by rising water levels because of the surrounding waters.
Italy is also part of this problem because it has nuclear weapons, and according to Voice of America, the United States currently stations between 6- 8,000 nuclear weapons in seven European countries: Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey and the United Kingdom American which means that American bases in Italy also have nuclear weapons.
www.fruithome.com /teams/modelun/pe03ital.html   (4293 words)

  
 Welcome to Italy1 History Page La Storia Italiana in Inglese
Italy, history of since earliest times the history of Italy has been influenced by cultural and political divisions resulting from the peninsula's disparate geography and by circumstances that made Italy the scene of many of Europe's most important struggles for power.
Peninsular Italy was administered from its capital at RAVENNA as merely one division of the empire, although the Byzantines gradually and grudgingly admitted the ecclesiastical primacy of Rome in the West.
By 1550 almost all Italy had been subjugated by the Habsburg ruler CHARLES V, who was both Holy Roman emperor and king of Spain; when Charles abdicated in 1555-56, dividing the Habsburg territories between his brother Emperor FERDINAND I and his son PHILIP II of Spain, Italy was part of the latter's inheritance.
italy1.com /history   (4160 words)

  
 Italy Ends Military Draft [Free Republic]
Secondly, Italy did invade Greece because their "loyal" German allies were planning a little Greek surprise of their own which the Italians got wind of.
Greece was in Italy's sphere of influence and they were trying to preempt a German take over in their own backyard.
Italy was a poor country that was already exhausted when it entered the war.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39f72424168b.htm   (1995 words)

  
 Italy
Italy occupied territory in Yugoslavia (1941), Greece (1941), and a small portion of southern France (1942).
Italians generally refused to participate in genocide, or to permit deportations from Italy or the Italian occupation zones in Yugoslavia, Greece, and France to the Nazi extermination camps.
Military reversals in North Africa and the Allied invasion of Sicily and southern Italy in 1943 contributed to the overthrow of Benito Mussolini's dictatorship.
www.ushmm.org /wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005455   (729 words)

  
 Livorno, Italy Installation Guide - Military.com
We are situated in the Tuscany region of Italy, an area that is rich in both history and culture.
In June of 1951, the United States and Italy concluded negotiations to establish a line of communication and supply through Italy, in support of troops in Austria.
Under the agreement, Italy provided the land and the United States began construction of a military post, a general depot and a port which were to be the basic facilities for the logistical command.
benefits.military.com /misc/installations/Base_Content.jsp?id=2395   (829 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II.
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC).
Italy has moved slowly, however, on implementing needed structural reforms, such as lightening the high tax burden and overhauling Italy's rigid labor market and over-generous pension system, because of the current economic slowdown and opposition from labor unions.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/it.html   (1379 words)

  
 Italy
The new design was of the kind of the napoleonic military flags: on a red field a white lozenge over which a green rectangle.
The Tricolore, charged with the Savoia shield in the center, became in 1848 the national flag of the Kingdom of Sardinia and, in 1861 of the Kingdom of Italy.
Italy is an ancient civilization with democratic values on which both our institutions and those of a Europe which managed to overcome the divisions of their different peoples are based.
flagspot.net /flags/it.html   (2316 words)

  
 Italy in the Second World War
Italy had been members of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary since 1882.
However, this alliance was unpopular with large numbers of Italians and there was some doubt about Italy's military involvement in event of a war with members of the Triple Entente (Britain, France and Russia).
Italy controlled Eritrea and Somalia in Africa but had failed several times to colonize neighbouring Ethiopia.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWitaly.htm   (5539 words)

  
 Consulate General of Italy, Chicago - Military Service   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Italy the basic legal text dealing with military issues is the D.P.R. 237/1964 "Military service and mandatory drafting in the Army, Navy and Air Force", which has been amended several times.
For the courses leading to degrees not considered equivalent, it is necessary to request, to the competent military district or navy office, the authorization to reside abroad for studying reasons.
Otherwise, they are invited to contact the Military Office of this Consulate by phone, mail, e-mail or fax in order to receive appropriate assistance for the particular request.
www.italconschicago.org /english/military.htm   (617 words)

  
 Behind The Lines: The OSS and the Italian Resistance in WWII
When Italy entered WWII as a German ally, military morale was low, and many soldiers felt the fight was without cause.
The support to regular military operations in Italy, plus the dangerous special Operational Group missions in collaboration with the partisans, drew unanimous praise from the Allied commanders.
In the summer of 1944, the Partisans numbered around 70,000; at the end of the war they were 200,000 strong, and had suffered 50,000 casualties.
ossinitaly.org   (390 words)

  
 The U.S. Military Intelligence Reports: Italy, 1918-1941
American military attachés and their staff reported on a wide range of topics, including the internal politics, socioeconomic conditions and foreign affairs of the countries in which they were stationed.
Details of military matters such as the manufacturing of munitions and the mobilization and deployment of troops are documented, as well as political and diplomatic matters such as social and political unrest, the influence of propaganda and the press, and the rise and fall of the major political and military figures of the day.
This is a valuable source for the study of the evolution of the modern Italian state, the history of Europe between the wars and the rise of fascism.
www.library.utoronto.ca /mediacommons/microtext/collection/pages/usmilin2.html   (223 words)

  
 Soldier Faces Murder Charge in Italy
Lozano, a member of the New York-based 69th Infantry Regiment, has said through friends in the military that he had no idea the car was carrying the Italians.
Italian officials claimed the car was traveling at normal speed and accused the U.S. military of failing to signal there was a checkpoint.
Calipari's death angered Italians, already largely opposed to the war in Iraq, and the agent was mourned as a national hero.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,124445,00.html?ESRC=army-a.nl   (463 words)

  
 Consulate General of Italy, Toronto/Military service: information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This exemption does not exonerate the person from military obligations, it simply defers them for as long as the conditions based on which the exemption was issued continue to exist.
Italian citizens who were enrolled in Italy and are awaiting their call-up notices, are not allowed to expatriate without written permission from the Italian military authorities.
Emigration for study purposes does not entitle a person to be exempted from military service in peacetime, it only defers it for the period of study or until his 26th birthday.
www.toronto.italconsulate.org /e-serv/e_leva.htm   (1401 words)

  
 Category: Military hospitals -- Italy | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to precribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
An Act to authoirze appropriations for fiscal year 1995 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense programs of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/bill-categories/military-hospitals----italy   (181 words)

  
 Rome Hotel Italy - Reservation Hotels in Rome Italy
Built in 1889, the Hotel Majestic is a veritable jewel of neoclassic elegance.
The building belonged, in time past, to the Teutonic Knights Military Order of the Blessed Virgin.
The Hotel Colosseum is located in a quite street in the heart of the city.
www.romewelcome.com   (524 words)

  
 Anti-War Protesters Block US Military Train in Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anti-war demonstrators block tracks in the station of Monselice, northern Italy, Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, trying to stop a train allegedly full of U.S. war material believed to be on its way to the U.S. military base of Camp Darby.
Italy's Refounded Communist and Green parties are also linked to the protests, along with the Legambiente environmentalist group.
Italy has no military engagements except the several thousand peacekeepers it has sent to Afghanistan, but is indirectly aiding the US troop build-up in the Gulf by allowing the use of its airspace, transport networks, ports and military bases.
www.commondreams.org /cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/headlines03/0223-03.htm   (413 words)

  
 Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy was thought to be not ready for such a war since they were such a small industrial country, and because of this it took Italy a long time to get their military to use good machinery.
Italy was weak because they did not have the machinery that the other countries had.
Italy's surrender was announced on the 8th of September.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/r/e/req101/assignment7.html   (778 words)

  
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 France, Italy dominate Military Worlds in California   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 12th annual World Military Triathlon Championships would provide a peaceable, commendable format in which to test the courage, strength, and resilience of each country's soldiers.
For the first time since the International Military Sports Council (CISM) was organized, the race was held on American soil, at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Point Mugu, California, an hour's drive north of Los Angeles.
The military base was open to the public, and the event utilized the same course as the U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon, which has been held at NBVC for the past five years.
www.insidetri.com /race/itu/articles/2808.0.html   (679 words)

  
 Slow Travel Italy - Living in Italy with US Military
Italy is absolutely the best assignment in the world if you have the right attitude.
The real Italy is a vibrant mix of modern style and ancient history, spectacular scenery and a rich culture.
Clothes in Italy are more expensive and the stuff in the exchange isn't going to be any better than what you see in the exchange at home.
www.slowtrav.com /italy/living/military.htm   (5327 words)

  
 Sicilian Culture: News: US & Italy Discuss Military Support
And he said he expected to be asked instead to increase Italy's presence in the Balkans.
``Italy has played a very big role in the Balkans and obviously that's one of the places where we're feeling a certain amount of strain,'' Wolfowitz told reporters outside the Pentagon.
The statement emphasized Italy's presence among the broad-based coalition defending the "endorsed principles of the UN charter corresponding to a sentiment shared by the nation."
www.sicilianculture.com /news/militarysupport.htm   (2297 words)

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