With me and the mountain troops
Piero Jahier (1884-1966) was a member of a Protestant family in Turin. After the war he became an anti-fascist. During his duty in the Alpine troops as a young officer, he discovered the humble dignity of the soldiers and wrote this book about his experiences.
Piero Jahier (1884-1966) apparteneva a una famiglia protestante di Torino e dopo la Guerra fu un antifascista. Durante il suo servizio di guerra come giovane ufficiale degli alpini scopre l’umile dignità del soldato.
- Article by:
- Vanda Wilcox
- Life as a soldier
Assistant Professor Vanda Wilcox examines mountain warfare in World War One, experienced by 80% of the Italian Front, where the harsh weather and uneven terrain made warfare extremely challenging.