Snapshots during training

Photograph

Description

English

These images show the training undertaken by cadet officers at the military academy in Modena. Italian soldiers were given a hurried, often inadequate, preparation. The new recruits were sent quickly to trenches where an attack looked imminent.

The military academy of Modena descended from the Royal Academy of Savoy, founded in Turin in September 1677, and still exists.

Italian

Ai soldati italiani veniva impartito un addestramento sommario, quasi sempre insufficente. Le nuove reclute venivano velocemente inviati in trincea nell'imminenza di un attacco. Immagini relative ai corsi di addestramento dei cadetti allievi ufficiali che si tenevano alla scuola militare di Modena, antico istituto italiano di formazione militare ancora oggi esistente, erede della Reale Accademia Sabauda fondata a Torino nel settembre 1677.

Full title
Snapshots during training
Published
18 July, 1915
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Photograph
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
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