Carabinieri

related topics
{war, force, army}
{service, military, aircraft}
{black, white, people}
{@card@, make, design}
{law, state, case}
{car, race, vehicle}
{film, series, show}
{country, population, people}
{water, park, boat}

The Corps of Carabineers[1][2][3] (or Corps of Carabiniers,[4] Italian: Arma dei carabinieri) is the national gendarmerie of Italy, policing both the military and civilian populations. The Carabinieri is now a branch of the armed forces (alongside the Army, Navy and Air Force), thus ending their long standing role as the first corps of the Italian army.

Contents

Early history

The corps was created by King Victor Emmanuel I of Savoy, with the aim of providing the Kingdom of Sardinia with a police corps. Previously, police duties were managed by the Dragoni di Sardegna corps, created in 1726 and composed of volunteers. After French soldiers had occupied Turin at the end of the 18th century and later abandoned it to the Kingdom of Piedmont, the corps of Royal Carabinieri was instituted under the Royal Patents of July 13, 1814.[5]

Full article ▸

related documents
Volkssturm
Qusay Hussein
Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement
Mohamed Farrah Aidid
Crix Madine
Gaius Julius Civilis
Somme
Felix Dzerzhinsky
Ashikaga shogunate
Shapur II
Siege of Petersburg
Military of Chad
Béhanzin
Valentine Baker
Shadow Puppets
Daimyo
Pastry War
Kara Mustafa Pasha
German South-West Africa
Murad II
Bessus
Almogavars
The Cardinal of the Kremlin
Jenin
Hanoi Hilton
Foederati
Norwegian resistance movement
Prussian Confederation
Debt of Honor
Lew Wallace