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Isonzo Front

12 battles of Isonzo Front

Legend: Čedad (Cividale del Friuli), Devin (Duino), Devin-Nabrežina (Duino-Aurisina), Gorica (Gorizia), Gradež (Grado), Gradišče (Gradisca d'Isonzo), Milje (Muggia), Tolmeč (Tolmezzo), Trbiž (Tarvisio), Tržič (Monfalcone), Videm (Udine), Krmin (Cormons), Beljak (Villach), Borovlje (Ferlach), Celovec (Klagenfurt), Dobrla vas (Ebendorf), Lipnica (Leibnitz), Podklošter (Arnoldstein), Trst (Trieste)

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Isonzo Front

Politics Oct 20, 2017, 6:00

A century ago, a miracle on the Isonzo

One hundred years ago, on 24 October 1917, after three and a half years of bloody battles on the Isonzo Front, Austro-Hungarian forces launched an offensive that would bring a breakthrough, result in the complete defeat of the Italian forces, and end hostilities on the Isonzo Front.

Politics Oct 20, 2017, 6:00

Events galore to mark 100 years since Miracle of Caporetto

A number of events will be held along the WWI Isonzo Front lines on 24 October to mark 100 years since the Miracle of Caporetto. The Miracle or Battle of Caporetto brought an end to the front with a swift offensive of the Central Powers that pushed the Italian army to the Piave river near Venice.

Politics Oct 20, 2017, 6:00

Austro-Hungarian commander led operations from Postojna

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.

Politics Oct 20, 2017, 6:00

Isonzo Front made Habsburg-era reporter Schalek's career

Alice Schalek, a notable WWI reporter in Austria-Hungary, began her career at the battlefields of the Isonzo Front. Considered a patriotic reporter, she had access to the front lines, which was a rare thing for civilians.

Politics Oct 19, 2017, 11:24

Soldiers', civilians' hardship highlighted in exhibition

The Gorenjsko Museum has put on an exhibition marking the end of hostilities on the WWI Isonzo Front that highlights not just the hardship of soldiers fighting on the front lines but also civilian hardship.