Beretta

The oldest firearm manufacturer Beretta is still functioning

The Italian firearm manufacturer Beretta Creator of the iconic M9 Beretta, is the oldest active firearm manufacturer in the world, founded in 1526. Fabbrica d’Armi Pietro Beretta is an Italian-based multinational firearms manufacturer. Their firearms are used worldwide for a variety of civilian, law enforcement, and military purposes. It is also known for manufacturing shooting […]

Saint Louis

9 French soldiers defended the Pont Saint Louis against 5000 Italians for 10 days

During the Italian invasion of France, 9 French soldiers defended the Pont Saint Louis against 5000 Italians for 10 days – of which 700 Italians were killed or injured. Eventually an Armistice was agreed. The Casemate du Pont Saint Louis was an advanced defensive work supported by Cap Martin and manned by the 96th BAF. […]