ALI from the Adige to the Brenta is the new book by Luigino Caliaro Edito dalla casa udinese Aviani & Aviani that covers, from an aviation perspective the events of World War I, with particular reference to the North-East Italian region.
it 24 may 1915 entered the war and Italy 25 may our aviation already bombarding the town of Monfalcone, hitting electrical shops and train station for the 5 and 6 Squadron ^ ^ Squadriglia "Nieuport", first-ever action attack out of the sky with airplanes. Since then and in the following months the Italian aviation is increasingly strengthened into a powerful and effective force of support to maritime and land forces, but also, and in particular of affront with its departments by hunting and by bombing that contributed greatly to the outcome of the conflict.
The Northern Italy was the focal point, and air force also operates, saw the battlefields in places deemed inaccessible, as the mountains of Friuli, Veneto and Trentino; a context that was the only one to suffer – for the duration of the conflict – a particular State of belligerence, with the culmination of the "Strafexpetition” triggered by the austro-Hungarians in may 1916 in the course of the Adige to the West and the Brenta to the East.
Source: The Flight