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16/8/1916 Italy claims victory as the Sixth Battle of the Isonzo draws to a close

The Sixth Battle of the Isonzo started well for the Italians. The Austro-Hungarians had weakened their lines by sending men off to face the Russian offensive in Galicia… 196 more words

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15/8/1916 Germany takes over the Austro-Hungarian army

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. Brusilov brought Austria-Hungary to the brink of collapse, advancing on a broad front, inflicting a great many casualties and taking vast numbers of prisoners. 223 more words

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8/8/1916 Gorizia falls to the Italians

Along the Isonzo line the Italians are attacking. The previous five Isonzo battles were disasters, but this time the Italians are enjoying astonishing successes. The Austro-Hungarians have had to thin their lines to send men to fight… 109 more words

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4/8/1916 Turkey invades Egypt

The British have suffered reverses at the hands of the Turks in Mesopotamia and Gallipoli. Now the Turks attempt to exploit their advantage by launching another invasion of Egypt. 174 more words

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25/7/1916 Brusilov's offensive begins to slow down, Evert's continues to fail

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. After spectacular successes, the Russians are beginning to run out of steam as exhaustion and casualties make it harder for them to maintain the pressure on the enemy. 145 more words

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11/7/1916 Italy explodes its mine under the Austro-Hungarian Castelletto

The Italians want to advance in the Dolomites but their way is barred by the Castelletto, a rocky outcropping that the Austro-Hungarians have turned into an impregnable fortress. 190 more words

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