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Ralph Nevy – postcards to (and from) the war in Libya

2020-10-16T02:41:16+00:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Correspondence|Tags: , , , , , |

The Italian-Turkish War Ralph Nevy returned to Italy from the United States in order to serve his time in the Italian military. He signed up for the Alpini, an elite mountain warfare corps of the Italian Army. In 1911-1912 Alpini regiments, including Ralph's, were sent to Libya to fight in the war against the Ottoman [...]

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Ralph Nevy Life Story

2020-09-28T16:47:48+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Featured, Life Stories, Nevi in Italy, Oral Histories|Tags: , , , |

Born April 10, 1889 in Bergotto, Italy, died February 21, 1978 in Cumberland, Maryland. Transcribed from an audio tape made on July 5, 1967 in Arlington, Virginia, with Bill Orsinger. Bergotto: Well. I'm going to tell you my first impression in my life. I was about 6 years old and my father was going [...]

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