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By G. Irving Root

ISBN-10: 1607030373

ISBN-13: 9781607030379

some distance faraway from the bloody battles of attrition within the rain and dust of northern France, there raged one other determined fight among of Europe’s most powerful but such a lot underrated powers, the dominion of Italy and the Empire of Austria-Hungary. right here, alongside a twisting, curving 475-mile-long conflict line, fierce battling was once performed one of the lofty peaks and rugged geographical region of the continent’s so much infamous mountain variety, replete with the entire problems of climate and the extraordinary demanding situations of move and provide. Contingents of troops from all the significant warring powers ultimately turned taken with this battle of extremes. earlier than it used to be over, and one-half million casualties have been suffered and the map of Europe were replaced eternally. Battles within the Alps chronicles this crucial theatre of the good battle, and explains in textual content and in maps the results of Italy’s access into hostilities and the alterations resultant from its aftermath. comparable incidents within the skies over front and at the waves of the adjoining Adriatic Sea also are narrated.

The writer first started getting to know all facets of the 1st international conflict within the Sixties, in the course of the 50th anniversary of the occasions of the “War to finish Wars.” In 2006 he launched into a undertaking to supply a chain of works at the nice clash for its one-hundredth anniversary, and a 12 months later published the 1st booklet, Battles East: A background of the jap entrance of the 1st international War.

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