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First Battle of the Isonzo

Embossed, hold-to-light postcard celebrating the recapture of Lemberg (Lvov), Austria-Hungary by German and Austro-Hungarian Troops. Lemberg fell on June 22, 1915. The combined armies entered the next day.
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Einzug in das befreite Lemberg. 23. Juni 1915.
Moving into liberated Lemberg, June 23, 1915.

Embossed, hold-to-light postcard celebrating the recapture of Lemberg (Lvov), Austria-Hungary by German and Austro-Hungarian Troops. Lemberg fell on June 22, 1915. The combined armies entered the next day.

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Einzug in das befreite Lemberg. 23. Juni 1915.



Moving into liberated Lemberg, June 23, 1915.

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The First Battle of the Isonzo began June 23, 1915 with an attack by the Italian Second and Third armies - 460,000 men in total - against Austrians under Archduke Eugen. Through the rest of the month and into July, the opponents staged a series of attacks and counter-attacks.

In the First Battle, Italy suffered 15,000 casualties. There would be twelve Battles of the Isonzo River.

1915-06-23