RSI Armored Trucks

 

Esercito Nazionale Repubblicano

 

 

 Gruppo Squadroni Corazzati San Giusto

 

1942, Croatia. One of the improvised armoured trucks built by 2nd Army in Croatia. This armored truck Renault ADK belonged to “1° Gruppo Carri L San Giusto” before becoming Gruppo Squadroni Corazzati San Giusto in September 1943 and to have Fiat 665NM.

 (From”Il Gruppo Corazzato San Giusto”by Stefano Di Giusto)

Italian made armored truck on the chassis Renault ADR. Slovenia.

(From "Italian Armour in German Service 1943–1945" by Daniele Guglielmi)

Italian armored truck. Gerovu, 1942.

(From book "Oklopne jedinice na jugoslovenskom ratistu 1941-45" Bojan Dimitrijevic and Dragan Savic)

Italian armored truck on the french ADR 3,5 t. truck base. 1943.

(From book "Oklopne jedinice na jugoslovenskom ratistu 1941-45" Bojan Dimitrijevic and Dragan Savic)

 

 

Raggruppamento Anti Partigiani (RAP)

1944, Italy. This lightly armored vehicles used to escort and protect convoys in hostile territory

(From "I REPARTI CORAZZATI DELLA REPUBBLICA SOCIALE ITALIANA 1943/1945" by Paolo Crippa)

Marina Nazionale Repubblicana

 

X Divisione MAS

(From "I REPARTI CORAZZATI DELLA REPUBBLICA SOCIALE ITALIANA 1943/1945" by Paolo Crippa)

1944, 29 october, Turin, Italy. Armored trucks of BattaglioneFulmine”on Castello square.

 

Guardia Nazionale Repubblicana

 

GNR di Piacenza.

630a compagnia Ordine Pubblico

 

(From Giorgio Cassinari collection, "Piacenza nella Resistenza", 2004)

 

1944, August, Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna province), Italy. Armoured Fiat 666 NM (rare vehicle) employed by 630 Compagnia OP. Probably the main weapon was a Isotta-Fraschini Mod. 39 or Mod. 41 machine-gun (20 mm.).

Brigate Nere (Black Brigades)

 

XXXVI Brigata Nera “Natale Piacentini

(From military magazine "STORIA MILITARE")

 

1945, 26 april, Milan, Italy. Armored version Lancia 3 RO truck used by XXXVI Brigata NeraNatale Piacentini”from Lucca the main weapon was a Scotti Machine-gun(20mm) in turret, Breda 37 on the front and Breda 38 machine-guns on the side. There is a black panther painted in a white lozenge on door,16th century heraldic from Lucca town.

 (From military magazine "STORIA MILITARE")

(From unidentified documentary)

 

1945, end of April, Dongo (Lombardy province), Italy. Benito Mussolini and other powerful fascists were captured by partisans as they were attempting to escape across the Swiss border in this armored version Lancia 3 RO truck.

 

Other

Armored Spa CL39 from Div. Messina 18 btg. Mortai. Cattaro 20.9.42.

(Source unknown)

 

Armored truck OM Taurusfrom used by Slovenian Home Guard (Slovensko domobranstvo).

(Source unknown)