"Nel nome di Roma"
On 1st November 1884 the “Roma” Brigade is constituted with the 80th Infantry Regiment. The Regiment participated in the campaigns in Eritrea (1895-1896) and Libya (1911-1912). During the First World War it was organized in three battalions that fought in Vallarsa, Monte Majo, Bainsizza, Monastier and Monte Grappa.
On 31st October 1926 it was dissolved before being reconstituted on 2nd May 1937 as 80th “Roma” Infantry Regiment and assigned to the 16th Infantry Brigade. In 1939, with the 79th Infantry and 8th Artillery, it entered the 9th “Pasubio” Infantry Division that did the experience of the Russian Front with the Expedition Corps (CSIR) and the Italian Army in Russia (ARMIR).
Come back to Italy, the Division moved to Campania where, after the armistice, it was dissolved on 8th September 1943.
On 1st July 1958 the 80th “Roma” Infantry Regiment (CAR) was constituted substituting the 8th Volunteers Training Centre of the 8th Territorial Military Command.
Dissolved on 31st December 1975, it constituted the 57th Abruzzi and, with the 3rd Battalion, the 80th “Roma” Infantry Battalion that inherited the regiment Flag and traditions. On 24th September 1992 the Battalion was included in the 80th “Roma” Regiment.