Civilians lived on polenta, rice and potato during Isonzo Front

Ljubljana, 20 October - The Isonzo Front in the First World War severely affected the nutritional habits of civilians who lived behind the front lines, as they were forced to live on simple and cheap foodstuffs such as polenta, rice and potato.

People in Postojna greeting Austro-Hungarian Emperor Charles I and Empress Zita during their visit to Postojna in 1917. Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević is pictured on the left.
Photo: Archives of the Notranjsko Museum in Postojna

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