Document "Benito Mussolini" Volunteer Bersaglieri Regiment
Very rare enrollment form for a Bersagliere in the Bersaglieri Volunteer Regiment "BENITO MUSSOLINI" of 1944. The unit known as the "Benito Mussolini" volunteer bersaglieri battalion was formed in Verona, on the initiative
of Vittorio Facchini, in the second decade of September 1943, even before the birth of the Italian Social Republic.
Initially it gathered men, officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers, of very different origins, weapons
and specialties. Core of a certain technical and numerical importance were the men of the Constitution Center
of chariot chasers in Verona (Colonel Mario Carloni). They were mainly non-commissioned officers and Bersaglieri
repatriated from North Africa before the battle of El Alamein by alternation, therefore experienced and experienced
soldiers. Another important contribution was that of officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the
"Centro tradotte Est" also in Verona.