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Carpathian Disaster: Death of an Army


by Geoffrey Jukes

A hold-to-light postcard of the German and Austro-Hungarian victory (shortlived) over the Russians in the Uzroker Pass in the Carpathians on January 28, 1915. %+%Person%m%32%n%Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf%-%, Chief of the Austro-Hungarian General Staff, launched an offensive with three armies on Janaury 23 including the new Austro-Hungarian Seventh Army under General %+%Person%m%27%n%Karl von Pflanzer-Baltin%-%.
Text:
Karpathen
Siegreiche Kämpfe am Uzroker-Paß
28. Januar 1915 
The Carpathians
Victorious fighting at the Uzroker Pass
January 28, 1915
Reverse:
Message dated and field postmarked September 7, 1916, 29th Infantry Division.

A hold-to-light postcard of the German and Austro-Hungarian victory (shortlived) over the Russians in the Uzroker Pass in the Carpathians on January 28, 1915. Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Chief of the Austro-Hungarian General Staff, launched an offensive with three armies on Janaury 23, including the new Austro-Hungarian Seventh Army under General Karl von Pflanzer-Baltin.

Carpathian Disaster: Death of an Army by Geoffrey Jukes

Publisher: Ballantine, 1971

Copyright: Geoffrey Jukes 1971