Article: 'Isonzo: a brutal first world war front'

Posted on centenarynews.com on 16 June 2015
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An article in Geographical looks at the brutal Isonzo Front, and the topographical elements that made the often overlooked campaign here so uniquely difficult.

"A hundred years ago, Italy entered the First World War on the Allied side and instigated one of the most brutal and – at least in the UK – little-known campaigns of trench warfare in Slovenia. Hundreds of thousands died in defences desperately heaved into the mountain terrain of the Julian Alps." 

To read the full article, click here.

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