Diary May 28, 1917

Italian trench on the Carso

A Italian trench on the Carso. The Carso plateau, a howling wilderness of stones, sharp as knives, had eventually been taken by the Italians for a terrifying loss of lives and of moral.

World War One Diary for Monday, May 28, 1917:

Southern Fronts

Italian Front: Italian guns within 10 miles of Trieste. Cadorna orders preparations for summer Isonzo offensive. Austrian counter-stroke on Carso regains little.

Western Front

Aisne: Unsuccessful German attack near Hurtebise.

Politics

Greece: Anglo-French London Conference (until May 29) discusses King Constantine’s deposition.

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