The Italians in WW2 are certainly underrepresented by Wargamers in relative terms. After all, Mussolini did boast of his "8 million bayonets". So its great to see some of the plunky little fellows in 28mm. Personally, I think the tropical helmet is rather dashing - not far at all from the iconic pith helmet of the British!
That is quite an impressive Challenge Island map you've constructed there Noel - well done indeed
45 points chalked up for this submission.