In his conclusion, Sadkovich maintains that many Anglo-American writers like Knox have not only selectively used Italian sources, they have gleaned negative observations and racist slurs and comments from British, American, and German sources and then presented them as objective depictions of Italian political and military leaders.
Attacco in Marmarica di una posizione britannica nell’autunno 1941 (Attack on a British position in the autumn of 1941, Marmarica) Dr James Sadkovich is a well respected historian who has done much in the last few decades to reevaluate our understanding of Italy’s role in the war. He is […]
So my advice, my sincere advice, is to avoid reading Wikipedia articles dealing with Italy’s involvement in the war, or read them with a large and healthy dose of skepticism, even cynicism, and always always consult other sources of information for balance, neutrality, objectivity, depth and detail.
What the Italians lacked were tanks, artillery and aircraft rather than lack of military doctrine or leadership.