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23/6/1918 Piave: for Italy a triumph, for Austria-Hungary disaster #1918Live

The Battle of the Piave is now over. The Austro-Hungarians have retreated to the east bank of the river having failed to break out of their bridgeheads. 185 more words

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21/6/1918 Austria-Hungary retreats across the Piave #1918Live

Austro-Hungarian forces have crossed the Piave river. They hoped to deal a crushing blow to the Italians but were unable to break out of their bridgeheads. 90 more words

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19/6/1918 Italy strikes back on the Piave river #1918Live

Austro-Hungarian troops have crossed the Piave, hoping to take Venice and Padua and thereby knock Italy out of the war. However they have been unable to break out of their bridgeheads. 125 more words

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16/6/1918 Failure on the Piave for Austria-Hungary #1918Live

The Austro-Hungarians are attacking the Italians, crossing the Piave along a broad front and also advancing from the Asiago plateau. The attack is intended to draw Allied reinforcements away from France and… 131 more words

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15/6/1918 Austria-Hungary attacks across the Piave

Left to their own devices the Austro-Hungarians on the Italian front would prefer to remain on the defensive. Unfortunately the Germans have put Emperor Karl… 336 more words

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28/4/1918 The Austro-Hungarian army's nationalities problem #1918Live

Austria-Hungary is a large multi-national empire. At the start of the war the army was largely organised on linguistic and regional lines, so that men from one place who all spoke the same language were placed in units together. 227 more words

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8/4/1918 Austria-Hungary's poor welcome for its returning POWs #1918Live

Russia released its prisoners of war after making peace with the Central Powers. The former prisoners do not always receive a warm welcome on returning home. 221 more words

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