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Italian Front

Episode 120: Italian Front Pt. 5

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Welcome to 1917 as we have finally arrived and we are going to jump right into the action. Today we will be discussions the 10th and the 11th, and last, battles of the Isonzo. These would be the only two Italian attacks during 1917 and they would set the stage for what we will discuss during the next...
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Episode 119: Italian Front Pt. 4

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This week we will start off by discussing the 9th Battle of the Isonzo, which would be the last major action on the Italian front for 1916. It had been a year of several offensives and this one would not look that much different than the previous 2 Italian attacks, however this time they would push the Austrians...
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Episode 118: Italian Front Pt. 3

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This episode we will be looking at another attack on the Isonzo when the Italians launch what will become known at the 8th battle. This time the Austrians would once again be pushed further right up to the breaking point however, they would also once again barely manage to hold the line against the Italian attacks. The second...
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Episode 117: Italian Front Pt. 2

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This episode is our second on the Italian front of 1916 and this time we are headed back to our familiar stomping grounds, the Isonzo, where the Italians will launch two more attacks against the Austrian defenders. These attacks would be slightly different than those that had come before because instead of attacking on the entire front the...
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Episode 116: Italian Front 1917 Pt. 1

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This week we jump into a place that we have not discussed for a few years now, the Italian front. Our last visit to this front was way back in Episode 47 which basically feels like ancient history at this point. The plan was to catch back up on the Italian front last year, but the other events...
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Episode 47: Death on the Isonzo Part 4

The Italians race against the clock to break through the Austrian defenses as winter descends on the battlefield. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the Great war is now available on Stitcher...
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Episode 46: Death on the Isonzo Part 3

After the failure of the first attacks the Italians double down and go for broke by...doing the same thing again, well, sort of. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the Great war is now available on Stitcher...
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Episode 45: Death on the Isonzo Part 2

The Italians enter the war and in this episode we look at their army, their leader, and where they plan to fight. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the Great war is now available on Stitcher...
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Episode 44: Death on the Isonzo Part 1

The Italians enter the war and in this episode we look at their army, their leader, and where they plan to fight. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the Great war is now available on Stitcher...
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