23 May 1917

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Tenth Battle of the Isonzo

Italians begin an offensive on the Carso. The attack begins with a six hour long artillery bombarmend before the infantry attack at 16:00. Four key hills are captured on the first day of the attack and are held against Austrian counterattacks.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 23 May 1917, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1917_05_23.html

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