|Title:||The Italian Army and the First World War (Armies of the Great War)|
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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press (July 31, 2014)|
How Italy fought the First World War is a little-known but deeply tragic tale of political mismanagement, military malpractice and doomed valour, told by John Gooch with characteristic skill and erudition. Macgregor Knox, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Gooch, John, ‘Morale and discipline in the Italian army, 1915–1918’, in Cecil, Hugh and Liddle, Peter, ed. Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced (Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 1996), pp. 434–47. Gooch, John, Mussolini and his Generals: The Armed Forces and Fascist Foreign Policy, 1922–1940 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007). Hastings, Selina, The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham (London: John Murray, 2009). Hess, Robert . ‘Italy and Africa: Colonial ambitions in the First World War’, Journal of African History vol. 4 no. 1, 1963, 105–26. Heywood, Geoffrey . Failure of a Dream: Sidney Sonnino and the Rise and Fall of Liberal Italy 1847–1922 (Florence: Fondazione Luigi Einaudi/Leo S. Olschki, 1999).
With the centenary of the First World War now well and truly upon us, it is unsurprising to see a plethora of works relating to the subject’s seemingly innumerable facets hit one’s ever-expanding bookshelves. The central aim of this work is to assess the combat capability and performance of the Italian army during the war, with reference to a variety of contextual factors that shaped this narrative.
Armies of the Great War). Setting military events within a broader context, the book explores pre-war Italian military culture and the interactions between domestic politics, economics and society.
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Setting military events within a broader context, the book explores pre-war Italian military culture and the interactions between domestic politics, economics and society. In a unique study of an unjustly neglected facet of the war, John Gooch illustrates how General Luigi Cadorna, a brutal disciplinarian, drove the army to the edge of collapse, and how his successor, general Armando Diaz, rebuilt it and led the Italians to their greatest victory in modern times. Morale and the Italian Army during the First World War. Vanda Wilcox.
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When Italy entered World War I in May 1915 most of the army demonstrated the enthusiasm seen in other belligerent countries back in August 1914. Here men of the Sanità or Medical Corps have painted the name ‘Trento’ on the side of their railway wagon – this was a region which Italy hoped to liberate from the Hapsburg Empire. 1 See MAA 325, French Foreign Legion 1914–45. After their incorporation into the Alpi and Re Brigades, some members of those formations are reported to have continued.
List of World War I books is a bibliography using APA style citations of a selection of books on World War I. Bibliography of Canadian military history. Bibliography of United States military history. Economic history of World War I reading. Home front during World War I reading. Diplomatic history of World War I. Economic history of World War I. Propaganda in World War I. British propaganda during World War I. Italian propaganda during World War I. Opposition to World War I.
Late to enter the war against the Central Powers, she faced a massively defended Austro-Hungarian front in the north, includi. Users in the USA and Canada please select your location at the top of this page to see prices in your currency. Users in the UK and the Rest of the World will be billed in GBP. Availability: In stock. eBook (ePub) 9781782006930.