Lancia 1ZM

Kingdom of Italy (1916) Armored Car – 120 Built First Series Lancia 1ZM with armored guards over the front and rear wheels. Source: Pinterest The need for a new armored car Italy was one of the pioneers of armored cars with several designs and vehicles made before the outbreak of the First World War, such…

Schneider CA and CD in Italian Service

Kingdom of Italy (1917-1943) Medium Tank – 12 Operated As the belligerents dug into defensive positions to cover themselves from machine-gun fire and artillery, they deployed wire to protect themselves and ensnare enemy troops. Whether it was the Western Front or, as Italy knew it, the North Eastern front, the result was the same, a…

Renault FT in Italian Service

Kingdom of Italy (1917) Light Tank – 4 Operated As the belligerents of the Great War dug into defensive positions to cover themselves from machine gun fire and artillery, they deployed barbed wire to protect themselves and ensnare enemy troops. The results of the North-Eastern front for Italy were the same as for the British…

FIAT 2000

Kingdom of Italy (1917) Heavy Tank – 2 Built The Kingdom of Italy fought on the side of the Allied powers of France and Great Britain in World War 1, declaring war against the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, and Germany in August 1915, October 1915, and August 1916 respectively. Their battlefields were mostly different to the…