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Battles of the Isonzo

A call to Italians to buy war bonds to help fund the powerful weapons needed for the last push to Trieste, a mere 25 kilometers from the Italian front lines. It pays 5%, after all, tax free, for an effective rate of 5.55%!
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La Banca d'Italia
Riceve e agevola le sottoscrizioni
al Prestito Consolidato 5% netto
Esente da imposte presenti & future
Reddito Effettivo 5,55 per cento

Italiani!
I nostri avamposti sono a 25 Km da Trieste — date loro armi potenti per l'ultimo sbalzo, sottoscrivendo al Prestito Nazionale Consolidato 5%.

The Bank of Italy
Receives and facilitates subscriptions
Borrowing 5% Consolidated Net
Exempt from present and future taxes
5.55 percent effective income

Italians!
Our outposts are 25 Km from Trieste - give them powerful weapons for the last rush, by subscribing to the National 5% Loan Consolidation.

A call to Italians to buy war bonds to help fund the powerful weapons needed for the last push to Trieste, a mere 25 kilometers from the Italian front lines. It pays 5%, after all, tax free, for an effective rate of 5.55%!

Image text

La Banca d'Italia

Riceve e agevola le sottoscrizioni

al Prestito Consolidato 5% netto

Esente da imposte presenti & future

Reddito Effettivo 5,55 per cento



Italiani!

I nostri avamposti sono a 25 Km da Trieste — date loro armi potenti per l'ultimo sbalzo, sottoscrivendo al Prestito Nazionale Consolidato 5%.



The Bank of Italy

Receives and facilitates subscriptions

Borrowing 5% Consolidated Net

Exempt from present and future taxes

5.55 percent effective income



Italians!

Our outposts are 25 Km from Trieste - give them powerful weapons for the last rush, by subscribing to the National 5% Loan Consolidation.

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Italian Commander in Chief Luigi Cadorna mounted eleven Battles of the Isonzo River along the Italian-Austro-Hungarian border in northeast Italy. The Twelth and final battle was a German-Austro-Hungarian offensive, and a disaster for the Italians.

Austro-Hungarian forces on the front were led by General Svetozar Boroević. At the beginning of the war Boroević served on the Russian Front, where he lifted the first siege of Przemyśl. He was transferred to the Italian Front soon after Italy entered the war.

1915

First Battle of the Isonzo, June 23 through July 7. Italian losses: 15,000.

Second Battle of the Isonzo, July 18 to August 3. Italian losses: 42,000; Austro-Hungarian: 47,000.

Third Battle of the Isonzo, October 18 through November 4

Fourth Battle of the Isonzo, November 10 through December 14

1916

Fifth Battle of the Isonzo, bombardment March 11; infantry March 13

Sixth Battle of the Isonzo, August 6 through 17

Seventh Battle of the Isonzo, September 13 through 17

Eighth Battle of the Isonzo, bombardment September 30; infantry October 9 through 12

Ninth Battle of the Isonzo, November 1 through 3, Casualties: Italian: 39,000; Austro-Hungarian: 33,000

1917

Tenth Battle of the Isonzo, May 12 through June 8. Casualties: Italian: 150,000, 36,000 of them killed; Austro-Hungarian: 7,300 killed

Eleventh Battle of the Isonzo, August 19 to September 12

Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, the Battle of Caporetto, October 24 through November 12

1915-06-23

1917-11-12