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Offline ccmmgr

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Italian records
« on: Wednesday 14 March 18 11:36 GMT (UK) »
Hello everyone,

I would like to find my Italian great-grandfather's war records. When he was still alive he told me some rather frightening stories about being caught up serving in Africa on both Axis and Allied lines! I believe he had to decommission mines and may have temporarily been held as a POW. Where is the best place for me to start looking for his records?

Thank you.

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Re: Italian records
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:31 GMT (UK) »
You could try an email via the "Contact" button to the Public Relations department of the Italian Ministry of Defence web site here: http://www.difesa.it/EN/URP/Pagine/default.aspx

Or better perhaps to the Military Attache at the Italian Embassy in London

Defence Section (Military, Naval & Air Attaché’s Offices)  7-10 Hobart Place SW1W 0HH  020 7259 4500  Fax 020 7259 4511  londra.coad4@smd.difesa.it

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Re: Italian records
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:50 GMT (UK) »
Threre is a thread on the commandosupremo website which offers a possible way forward:

http://www.comandosupremo.com/forums/topic/6470-italian-military-records/

Hope this helps
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Re: Italian records
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 15:07 GMT (UK) »
Good spot Philip.

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