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'British forces in Italy 1917-1918' by Dale Hjort

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British Forces in Italy 1917-1918 by Dale Hjort. This talk will examine how Italy's war with Austro-Hungary led to British deployment and the challenging conditions of Alpine front. Dale will detail the defensive action of Asiago on 15th June 1918, the crossing of the Piave River and final victory at Battle of Vittorio Veneto. Meetings are held o…


'British Forces in Italy 1917-1918' with Dale Hjort

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This talk by Dale Hjort examine how Italy's war with Austro-Hungary led to British deployment and the challenging conditions of Alpine front. Dale will detail the defensive action of Asiago on 15th June 1918, the crossing of the Piave River and final victory at Battle of Vittorio Veneto.


British Army in the Italian Alps 1917 by Robert Fleming

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For two years Italy and Austria battled fiercely against each other across the High Alps and troops from both sides faced the risk of avalanche. When German troops arrived to bolster Austria in the summer of 1917, the British and French soon followed to support Italy. This talk will cover the whole period looking at how and why Italy entered the W…