ITWW 5 Italian platoon command, tropical helmets
ITWW 5 Italian platoon command, tropical helmets.
An Italian Platoon was divided into 2 squads of 20 men. Each squad was made up of 2 Breda light machine gun groups of a corporal gunner, assistant gunner and 2 ammuntion bearers, all commanded by a sergeant. The other 11 were made up of riflemen.