Improvised Armored Truck of the 1ª Brigata Nera ‘Ather Capelli’

An improvised armored truck, built on an unknown chassis and used by the 1ª Brigata Nera 'Ather Capelli' (English: 1st Black Brigade) of the Repubblica Sociale Italiana or RSI (English: Italian Social Republic).

Carro Armato L6/40 in Repubblica Sociale Italiana Service

The Carro Armato L6/40 was an Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army) light reconnaissance tank. After the Armistice of 8th September 1943, the Italian territories not yet liberated by the Allied forces were occupied by the Germans. Some Italian units that remained loyal to Benito Mussolini continued the war in the new Repubblica Sociale Italiana (English: Italian Social Republic). They operated the few tanks and armored vehicles left abandoned that they could recover from depots or workshops.

Autoprotetto FIAT 666NM per la Regia Marina

The Autoprotetto FIAT 666NM was a project for a semi-Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) requested and autonomously produced by the Taranto Command of the Italian Regia Marina (English: Royal Navy).

SPA-Viberti AS43 Autoprotetta

The SPA-Viberti AS43 Autoprotetta (English: Protected Car) was a wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) produced by the soldiers of the Gruppo Corazzato ‘Leonessa’ (English: Armored Group) based on a Camionetta SPA-Viberti AS43 light unarmored reconnaissance vehicle.The Gruppo Corazzato ‘Leonessa’ was part of the new military police of the Repubblica Sociale Italiana or RSI (English: Italian National Republic), the pro-German Italian republic founded after the Italian Armistice with the Allied Powers on 8th September 1943.

Autocannone da 20/65 su FIAT-SPA 38R

The Autocannone da 20/65 su FIAT-SPA 38R was an Italian Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun (SPAAG) designed in 1937, then abandoned and eventually officially accepted into service in June 1940, when the Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army) high command realized that it did not have an SPAAG to protect its supply vehicles from air attacks.

Autocannone da 75/27 su FIAT-SPA T.L.37

The Autocannone da 75/27 su FIAT-SPA T.L.37 was an Italian truck-mounted artillery. It was developed as a desperate solution to improve the mobility of an old artillery piece and to support the Italian troops in the North African Campaign.

Lancia 3Ro

The Lancia 3Ro was an Italian heavy duty truck produced by Lancia for the civilian market and for military service

Autocannone da 20/65 su Dodge WC-51

The Autocannone da 20/65 su Dodge WC-51 was the last truck-mounted self-propelled gun, modified by the Italians after the Second World War. A few were produced and used by the Corpo degli Agenti di Pubblica Sicurezza (English: Corps of Public Safety Officers), which was renamed Polizia di Stato (English: State Police) after 1947. It was used as a public order vehicle in urban operations. It is perhaps one of the least famous Italian produced autocannoni, probably in large part because it entered service after the war and its service is poorly documented.

AB41 in Repubblica Sociale Italiana Service

After the Italian Armistice, a few AB41 were recovered by the newly founded Esercito Nazionale Repubblicano and the Guardia Nazionale Repubblicana of the Repubblica Sociale Italiana.

Autoblinda AB41 in Polizia dell’Africa Italiana Service

The AB41s of the PAI were used mainly in North Africa by the Battaglione 'Romolo Gessi' and in Italy by the Colonna 'Cheren'.