18 Regiment Fantera

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Marianne D
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18 Regiment Fantera

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Does anyone have any information about this branch of the Italian army ca. 1905-1907? Thanks for any help!
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Re: 18 Regiment Fantera

Post by Tessa78 »

Can you specify where you found this title?

fanteria = infantry

FYI - here is a list of active Italian units...
You can see the list of Fanteria (infantry) - no 18th Regiment, however.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_a ... nfantry.29

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Re: 18 Regiment Fantera

Post by erudita74 »

some links

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggiment ... o_Italiano

• 18º RF (Brigata "Acqui") (1839-1871) [1848-1849 1ª G. indipendenza; 1855-1856 Crimea; 1859 Liberazione della Lombardia; 1866 Liberazione del Veneto]
• 18º RF "Acqui" (1871-1881)
• 18º RF (Brigata "Acqui") (1881-1926) [1887-1888 Eritrea; 1911-1912 G. italo-turca; 1915-1918 Carso, Vermegliano, Sei Busi]
• 18º Reggimento fanteria "Acqui" (1926-1943) (Motto: Aquensem legionem time) [1940-1943 Grecia, Corfù, Cefalonia]

Also -in Italian
http://www.storiaememoriadibologna.it/f ... nizzazione

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