Photo: Don Tullio Pizzocchia. Courtesy of Giovanni Pizzocchia.
WWI Interwar and WWII.
WW2 Greek Front. Cappello alpino 3º Reggimento artiglieria alpina "JULIA" , 34a batteria. 3rd Alpini Artillery Regiment, Udine Group
1930s Second Lieutenant Alpini hat. 3rd Artillery Regiment Julia Division. This particular issue seems to be a modified troop hat for officers. Possibly a proof of shortage during the war.
Original WWII Italian Alpini Officer/NCO Cappello Alpino; Genio Guastatori pioneri Alpini Corp of Engineers.
Italian 3rd Alpini regiment artillery hat Capello Gruppo Belluno.
WW2. 3rd and 4th Alpini reggiment badges.
Left: Fregio Original WW2 Badge 8° reggimento alpini. Right Original NOS 3° Alpini Regiment, fregio badge found without use in the Exilles Fort near Susa. The battalions of the 3° Regiment before WW2 were 1st Pinerolo, 2th Fenestrelle 3rd Exilles 4th Susa. The 8th Alpini Regiment (The Cappello Alpino in the photos), during WWII had the following battalions: 1st Tolmezzo, 2th Gemona; 3rd Cividale. The regiment number went in the middle of the circle, a small metal number. The above right circle should be green but lost its color over time, very common. The nappina (Feather attaching pom-pom) color for regiments were, white (1st Battalion), red (2th Battalion), green (3rd Battalion), and blue (4th Battalion). The nappinas for the Artillery Cappellos were green with the battery number, and the nappinas for Engineers/signal cappellos were a burgundy color
WW2 Eastern Front (Fronte Russo). ARMIR Alpini officer feather holder battlefield relic.
.WW2 Eastern Front Italian Alpini Colbacco.
4th Regiment Signal Corp Radio Operator (Cappello Trasmissione Alpino Congedante).
Divisione Monterosa badge.
Alpini, Italian Officer. Cappello Alpino, Bantam. Genio Alpino. Engineers Corps. Post-War.
Italian Alpine Hat, Cappello Alpino. Soldier. Post-War.