Ralph A. Riccio

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Ralph lives in Pennsylvania, USA with his wife.  He is a retired U.S. Army officer with twenty years active service and has had a lifelong interest in military history and equipment.  He is fluent in Italian, and has written several of books and magazine articles on Italian equipment, and has also translated a number of books from Italian to English.  He has also developed a keen interest in Irish military history and equipment and continues to seek information on lesser-known aspects of both Irish and Italian military related subjects.

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    Italian Artillery of WWII
    An illustrated technical study of the different artillery pieces used by the Italian Army during World War Two. It includes modern (i.e. 1930s) and older World War One guns of Italian origin, German and war booty guns, self-propelled guns and artillery tractors.
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    Irish Coastal Landings 1922
    This book is a history of Irish National Army coastal landings, many of which have been previously unreported in histories of the Irish Civil War, that were carried out against Republican forces from July through December 1922.
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    The Irish Artillery Corps Since 1922
    The story of the artillery used by the armed forces of the Republic of Ireland (Eire), from independence to the present day. Following on from the author’s acclaimed book on AFVs in Irish service, this new book covers the operations and equipment of all the artillery units in the Irish...
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    AFVs IN IRISH SERVICE SINCE 1922
    Historia pojazdów wojskowych używanych przez wojska Irlandii - Republic of Ireland (Eire). Książka opisuje organizaję jednostek, użycie pojazdów oraz przedstawia opis technicznych z planami, wszystkich pojazdów używanych w Irlandii. Zdjęcia historyczne oraz zachowanych pojazdów.
    The story of the tanks and other armoured vehicles used by the armed forces of the Republic of Ireland (Eire), from independence to the present day. Although the Irish have never used large numbers of armoured vehicles, they have employed a wide and eclectic variety of tanks and armoured cars,...

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