Some Reflections on the Fighting Power of the Italian Army in North Africa, 1940–1943

@article{Carrier2015SomeRO,
  title={Some Reflections on the Fighting Power of the Italian Army in North Africa, 1940–1943},
  author={Richard Carrier},
  journal={War in History},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={503 - 528}
}
Most Anglo-American scholars neglect the contribution of the Italian army to the Axis campaign in North Africa, and depict most Italian combatants and units as weak and ineffective, prone to surrender. This paper proposes an analysis of the fighting power of Italian units during the campaign. It assesses how both weapons and training influenced the fighting power of men and units. Additionally, it suggests that two contingencies, the role of surprise and the presence of German troops, came into… Expand
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