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16/3/1916 The Fifth Battle of the Isonzo begins to peter out

Italian troops are attacking along the Isonzo line, hoping to take Gorizia and do something to relieve the pressure on the French at Verdun. But the Austro-Hungarian lines are holding. 131 more words

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11/3/1916 Italy attacks along the Isonzo

The German offensive at Verdun has put the French under considerable pressure. To relieve it, Joffre is looking for his Italian and Russian allies to launch diversionary offensives on their fronts. 110 more words


27/2/1916 Austria-Hungary invades Albania

The small Balkan country of Albania is in a disordered state, too preoccupied with its own affairs to want any part in the war convulsing Europe. 144 more words

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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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