Soldiers going up and prisoners coming down


The Battle of Gorizia was fought from 4 to 17 August 1916, between the Italian and Austro-Hungarian armies. According to official data, casualties included 1,759 Italian officers and about 50,000 Italian soldiers, 862 Austrian officers and about 40,000 Austrian soldiers. The picture belongs to the collections of the photographic department of the Supreme Command of the Royal Italian Army, from an album entitled The War, in which the more ‘glorious’ memories of the war were illustrated.

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Soldiers going up and prisoners coming down
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze