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14 July 1915 : Kaiserschütze Rudolf Huber, k.k. Landesschützen-Regiment ‘Bozen’ Nr. 2

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A dairy farm worker from Dornbirn, Austria,  Recalled as a reservist in July 1914, he saw service in Austria and then Poland, taking part in the Battles of Limanowa in December 1914 and Bukowina in March 1915. Rudolf was killed in action near Czernowitz, Ukraine on 14 July 1915. His grave location is unrecorded. 14 July 1915 killed in action. …


Film Review : '1918 The Battle of Kruty' by Aleksey Shaparev

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1918 The Battle of Kruty is top and tailed by a contemporary Ukrainian soldier visiting the memorial to those killed at Kruty in January 1918 the tale tells the story of a group of students, their loves and families, as plucky efforts are made to stave off the conquest of Ukraine by the burgeoning and enormous forces of the Bolshevik army. With a k…


The Other First World War: The Blood–Soaked Russian Fronts 1914–1922 by Douglas Boyd

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The Other First World War: The Blood–Soaked Russian Fronts 1914–1922 The History Press, £16.99, 256pp, soft back, 38 ills, 6 maps, index, notes and refs. ISBN: 978–075–096–405–0 Let us get this out of the way for starters; I know far too little about the Great War on the Eastern Fronts (note the plural). I’ve always suspected it to be the case…


The Mountain War, A Doctor’s Diary of the Italian Campaign 1914 – 1918

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By Dr Isaak A Barash Pen & Sword, 2021 £20.00, 220 pages, photographs and index ISBN 978–1–39909–310–1 [This book review first appeared in the April 2022 issues of Stand To! No.126] There are so few Austrian or Italian memoirs from the Italian Front translated into English that it’s refreshing to find this offering from Pen & Sword de…