Desert War 1940-1943 : Tropical/Pith Helmet

Italian Pith Helmet of the Savona Division, 15th Regiment. This unit was deployed in the Solloum-Bardia area and destroyed during the aftermath of operation « Crusader ». The I/15 was in the « Cirener » strongpoint and the II/15 inside the Bardia Fortress (with the 266th support weapon company of the regiment and other German and Italian troops). The III/15 was in « Cova » Strongpoint alongside the German 13.Oasen-Kompanie.

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