Yesterday's Weapons Forums

Discussion of history's firearms
It is currently Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:14 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Interesting vintage pics
PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:38 pm 
Offline
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:04 pm
Posts: 9256
Location: On the couch a lot now that I'm retired
Never saw these before - interesting stuff! SW

Ethiopian native levies
Attachment:
0000.italy1.png
0000.italy1.png [ 716.37 KiB | Viewed 1241 times ]


"Black shirts"
Attachment:
0000.italy2.jpg
0000.italy2.jpg [ 37.75 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Gasoline bomb = road flare on a wine bottle. N Africa
Attachment:
0000.italy3.jpg
0000.italy3.jpg [ 33.96 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Breda hand grenades - "red devils"
Attachment:
0000.italy4.jpg
0000.italy4.jpg [ 54.3 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Two man motorized torpedo training
Attachment:
0000.italy5.jpg
0000.italy5.jpg [ 42.05 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Right wing anti-communist partisans with captured STG44. Ammo was an issue
Attachment:
0000.italy6.jpg
0000.italy6.jpg [ 44.8 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Captured Russian artillery and Russian two hump camels (bactrain) used to "hump" ammo
Attachment:
0000.italy7.jpg
0000.italy7.jpg [ 40.11 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Mother Russia is a muddy mother
Attachment:
0000.italy8.jpg
0000.italy8.jpg [ 44.66 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Supplemental "armor" protection against Brit anti tank guns. And these were the best tanks Italy had.
Attachment:
0000.italy9.jpg
0000.italy9.jpg [ 34.91 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]


Good shot of an Italian Stuka - from another Italian Stuka. Somewhere over N Africa.
Attachment:
0000.italy10.jpg
0000.italy10.jpg [ 50.4 KiB | Viewed 1240 times ]

_________________
Darkness is all around us and enemy are just beyond the perimeter.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:05 pm 
Offline
Brigadier General
Brigadier General
User avatar

Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:26 am
Posts: 17063
Location: Minnesota , USA
i know nothing of this area of collecting but i do very much appreciate the photos , and i learn a little more every time , thanks


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:56 pm 
Offline
Gunnery Sergeant
Gunnery Sergeant

Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:03 pm
Posts: 207
Great pics. Thanks.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:30 am 
Offline
Lance Cpl
Lance Cpl
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:44 pm
Posts: 31
On the first pic they are Eritrean member of the PAI (Polizia Africa Italiana or Italian Africa Police) armed with the Beretta MAB38A with the folding bayonet.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2020 8:43 pm 
Offline
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:04 pm
Posts: 9256
Location: On the couch a lot now that I'm retired
Just one pic this time but it fits I here. A formation passes in review at double quick march. SW

Attachment:
m8.jpg
m8.jpg [ 69.24 KiB | Viewed 311 times ]

_________________
Darkness is all around us and enemy are just beyond the perimeter.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:20 pm 
Offline
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:04 pm
Posts: 9256
Location: On the couch a lot now that I'm retired
Italian Arditi with American Willys Jeep captured from British Long Range Desert Group. SW

Attachment:
m5.jpg
m5.jpg [ 58.56 KiB | Viewed 153 times ]

_________________
Darkness is all around us and enemy are just beyond the perimeter.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group