A soldier can be promoted from Private (soldato) to Corporal rank (caporale) after 3 months of service.
Insignia of Corporal (caporale) of the Italian Army (insignia for the shoulder for the winter service uniform)
Paratrooper insignia of Corporal of the Italian Army
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Famous quotes containing the word italy:
“Lump the whole thing! Say that the Creator made Italy from designs by Michael Angelo!”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“Uncle Matthews four years in France and Italy between 1914 and 1918 had given him no great opinion of foreigners. Frogs, he would say, are slightly better than Huns or Wops, but abroad is unutterably bloody and foreigners are fiends.”
—Nancy Mitford (19041973)
“the San Marco Library,
Whence turbulent Italy should draw
Delight in Art whose end is peace,
In logic and in natural law
By sucking at the dugs of Greece.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)