Giovanni Chegia was born in Cagliari (Sardinia) in 1951 and now lives in Genoa with his family. Alberto Simonelli was born in La Spezia in 1961; he owns a company that specializes in repairs and restoration of all-wheel drive vehicles. Ralph Riccio is a retired U.S. Army officer who has authored, co-authored, and translated a number of books dealing with Italian military subjects, as well as authoring books on Irish military subjects. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife Charlene.

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