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27/6/1915 Eastern Front: Central Powers advance continues, Mackensen becomes a field marshal

The Russians have been on the back foot since Germany and Austria-Hungary launched the Gorlice-Tarnów offensive. Under the command of Germany’s General Mackensen the offensive has proved a far greater success than expected. 117 more words

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23/6/1915 Italy attacks along the Isonzo

Since Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary, Italian soldiers have carried out a number of local offensives against the enemy, with varying results. But now General Cadorna, the Italian chief of staff, is ready to launch his great offensive against the enemy. 143 more words

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17/6/1915 Austria-Hungary recovers lost territory from Italy

Yesterday the Italians scored some local successes in their attacks on the Austro-Hungarians. Mount Krn fell to the elite Alpini in a boldly executed surprise attack. 83 more words

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16/6/1915 The Italians stage more attacks along the Isonzo

The Italians are continuing their local offensives along the Isonzo front. The Alpini, elite mountain troops, launch a daring attack on Mount Krn, near Caporetto (a town also known as Karfeit and Kobarid; many places in this area have Italian, German and Slavic names). 120 more words

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5/6/1915 Przemysl: the last Russian positions fall

The last Russian forts at Przemysl are taken by the Austro-Hungarians and Germans. The Galician fortress city is now entirely back in the hands of the Habsburgs. 70 more words

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3/6/1915 Przemysl once more in Austro-Hungarian hands

In Galicia a combined Austro-Hungarian and German force is attacking the Russians at Przemysl. After taking some of the outlying forts, the Austro-Hungarians now push into the town itself. 168 more words

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2/6/1915 Italy's uphill struggle against the Austro-Hungarians

Along the Isonzo river Italian forces are mostly sitting tight, waiting for General Cadorna’s great offensive, not expected to begin until later in the month. But in one area the Italians are having a crack at the Austro-Hungarians. 106 more words

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