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Military Repression, Civilian Resistance

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the events of the summer of 1943, when, in light of the escalation in attacks by local French Resistance fighters, the Italian repressive apparatus stepped up its campaign, ... More


The Italians Settle In

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Italian Army’s occupation policy in the French Riviera and its commanders’ intent to enforce their own rules without resorting to indiscriminate violence or blind ... More


The November 1942 Invasion

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Italian Army’s full occupation of southeastern France that began with the November 1942 invasion. In November 1942 more than 150,000 Italian soldiers deployed in the ... More


Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Emanuele Sica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In contrast to its brutal seizure of the Balkans, the Italian Army’s 1940–1943 relatively mild occupation of the French Riviera and nearby alpine regions bred the myth of the Italian brava gente, or ... More


Introduction

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book examines the Italian army’s occupation of the French Riviera during the period 1940–1943 at three different levels, each involving a triangular relationship. At a more general level, it ... More


Cohesion, Political Motivation, and Military Performance in the Italian Alpini

Chiara Ruffa

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In some military units, high levels of primary group cohesion do not necessarily lead to high levels of motivation and combat performance. This chapter explores how cohesion, political motivation, ... More


Life Under the Occupation

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the daily interaction between occupiers and the occupied as the Italians and French battled over the most precious resource in the French Riviera: food. When the Italian Army ... More


Conclusion

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This conclusion evaluates the nature of Italy’s military occupation of France during World War II. It compares the occupation of Menton with the German occupations in Alsace-Lorraine and the Italian ... More


Countdown to War

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the eve of World War II, as the Italian Fascist regime embarked on a collision course against the French Third Republic over the question of the irredentist territories such ... More


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