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The Italian Front, 1914
1914–1915
Dec. 20
 
Durazzo occupied by the Italians.  1
 
1915, June 29–Dec. 10
 
The first four battles of the Isonzo. The Austrians (commander Archduke Eugene) held the two important bridgeheads at Gorizia and Tolmino. The Italians (Gen. Luigi Cadorna, commander in chief, May 23, 1915–Nov. 7, 1917) tried to force the passage, but their total advance never exceeded 10 or 12 miles. The Isonzo battles were the first (June 29–July 7); second (July 18–Aug. 10); third (Oct. 18–Nov. 3); and fourth (Nov. 10–Dec. 10).  2
 
 
 
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