“III Divisione Alpina Julia” Italian Soldiers and Warfare in World War II
This is a model that can be integrated in Italy at war
1940 1945, but can also function alone.
Includes Alpine troops in winter uniform (with coat)
and with autumn coloring (mud) and winter (snow).
The Italian army in 1940 included in its ranks of
elite troops known as Alpine, divided into three main divisions, the Julia,
Cuneense, and Tridentina. They fought from 1940 to 1943 in Greece, Iugoslavia, Albania, Russia.
In Russia under the name of ARMIR (Italian Army in Russia), where it was almost completely destroyed in the November-January 1942/43.
But all three divisions, fought with great value but they were very serious losses of alpine divisions: the 57 000 alpine left for Russia, it returns only 11 000.