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Austro-Hungarian commander led operations from Postojna

Postojna, 20 October - The main headquarters of the Austro-Hungarian forces on the Isonzo Front were located at a luxury hotel in Postojna. Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević, the commander of the Austro-Hungarian forces, spent entire days at the headquarters, but lived in a villa that now houses a local court.

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The Throne of Boroević, a stone monument dedicated to Svetozar Borojević von Bojna, the WWI commander of the Austro-Hungarian forces on the Isonzo Front.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević von Bojna, the WWI commander of the Austro-Hungarian forces on the Isonzo Front.
Photo: Archive of the Isonzo Front 1915-1917 Association

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The Throne of Boroević, a stone monument dedicated to Svetozar Boroević von Bojna, the WWI commander of the Austro-Hungarian forces on the Isonzo Front.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

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A view of Postojna from Sovič, a hill where Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević liked to take a walk.
Photo: Archives of the Notranjsko Museum in Postojna

Postojna
Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević accompanying Austro-Hungarian Empress Zita during her visit to Postojna in 1917.
Photo: Archives of the Notranjsko Museum in Postojna

Archduke Eugen of Austria, who commanded the Italian Front, Field Marshal Svetozar Boroević von Bojna, who commanded the Isonzo Front, and Charles I, the last Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary.
Photo: Archive of the Isonzo Front 1915-1917 Association

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