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25/1/1916 The end of Montenegro

Montenegro has been invaded by Austria-Hungary and Germany. Most of the country has been overrun. King Nikola has fled together with most of his government. The army has been… 35 more words

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19/1/1916 Conrad and Falkenhayn start talking again

Germany and Austria-Hungary are meant to be close allies, but relations between their army chiefs are less than cordial. A source of tension is the frequency with which German troops have had to come to the aid of the Austro-Hungarians. 156 more words

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5/1/1916 Austria begins to settle accounts with Montenegro

After victory over Serbia the Austro-Hungarians now turn their attention to Montenegro. The small mountain kingdom had entered the war on Serbia’s side and is continuing to resist. 77 more words

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10/12/1915 Feuding generals: Conrad and Falkenhayn fall out

Italy has launched a series of offensives against Austria-Hungary along the Isonzo line. They have all failed. Now Conrad, Austria-Hungary’s supreme commander, thinks that it is time for his army to start preparing a counter-offensive for next year. 278 more words

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4/12/1915 Albania: the retreating Serbs elude their pursuers

The Serbian army and its civilian followers are fleeing for their lives through the mountains of Albania. As they march their numbers are being cut down by hunger, cold and disease. 79 more words

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3/12/1915 Another Italian failure: fourth Isonzo battle grinds to a halt

The Italians have been attacking along the Isonzo line, their fourth major attempt to break through the Austro-Hungarian defences. This time the modest target is the border town of Gorizia. 142 more words

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26/11/1915 4th Isonzo: still no Italian breakthrough

The Fourth Battle of the Isonzo is running down, but the Italians are still pressing the Austro-Hungarians defending Tolmein and Mount Mrzli. At great cost the Italians have managed to get close to the enemy front line, in some places as close as 8 metres. 53 more words

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