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4/11/1916 Isonzo: Cadorna's nerve fails again

Italian troops continue to push forward on the Carso plateau. An Austro-Hungarian counter-attack failed to stop their advance. Now the Italians are pushing towards the enemy’s second line of defence and few on the Austro-Hungarian side think that this will stop them. 210 more words

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2/11/1916 Ninth Isonzo: the Italian juggernaut appears unstoppable

Italy’s ninth offensive on the Isonzo continues. This time things are going well for the Italians. They have overrun the Austro-Hungarian first line along several kilometres of the front on the Carso plateau and are pushing forward towards the enemy’s second line. 58 more words

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1/11/1916 Round nine: another Italian attack on the Isonzo

The Eighth Battle is barely over, but now the Italians are attacking again on the Isonzo. Cadorna hopes that now at last the Austro-Hungarians will break in the face of the Italian onslaught. 174 more words

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12/10/1916 Eighth Isonzo ends as Cadorna squanders his chance of victory

That Italians are attacking again along the Isonzo. This is their eighth major offensive here since their government made the unwise decision to bring them into the war. 220 more words

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10/10/1916 The Eighth Battle: Italy attacks again on the Isonzo

Another battle of the Isonzo begins, the Eighth. The Italians are attacking the Austro-Hungarians once more on the Carso plateau and also further to the north. 140 more words

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14/9/1916 Cadorna launches the Seventh Battle of the Isonzo

Since it joined the war Italy has launched a series of offensives along the Isonzo. Most of these have been bloody failures but the last offensive, the… 241 more words

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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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