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#1 Cinaruco

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 1324 PM

For a close friend, whose grandfather fought for Italy in world war two, according to her in North Africa.

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I am looking for rank, maybe some insignia and maybe the year the pic was taken. My ignorance on historical uniforms is absolute.


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#2 Cinaruco

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 1331 PM

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 1044 AM

Flight Lieutenant, Regia Aeronautica, but that is about all I can tell from the photos. Some kind of awards ceremony, but beyond that...?


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#4 RETAC21

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 1304 PM

Indeed, a pilot Lieutenant

 

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The first medal pretty sure is the Croce al merito di guerra (War merit cross) issued to all combatants. In this case the first issuance. The second one, I have no clue:

 

https://it.wikipedia...erito_di_guerra


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#5 Cinaruco

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 1725 PM

Thanks Rich and Sunday! She is just digitizing an old album so there will be more. She just found out about the Croce.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 1903 PM

Thanks Rich and Sunday! She is just digitizing an old album so there will be more. She just found out about the Croce.


Sorry, but that was Retac, not me!
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#7 Cinaruco

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 2053 PM

Of course... there are two Spaniards in all of tank-net and I confuse them, typical of me. I'll add an apology to my gratitude.


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