12 May 1917

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Tenth Battle of the Isonzo

Start of the Italian artillery bombardment that marked the start of the tenth battle of the Isonzo. The bombardment lasts for two days.

War at Sea

Royal Navy bombards Zeebrugge in an attempt to put the lock system out of order. The attack fails, and the Germans improve the defences of the port.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 12 May 1917, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1917_05_12.html

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