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The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919

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The Western Front dominates our memories of the First World War. Yet a million and half men died in North East Italy in a war that need never have happened, when Italy declared war on the Habsburg Empire in May 1915. Led by General Luigi Cadorna, the most ruthless of all the Great War commanders, waves of Italian conscripts were sent charging up the limestone hills north of Trieste to be massacred by troops fighting to save their homelands. This is a great, tragic military history of a war that gave birth to fascism. ...

The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919 2010, Basic Books (AZ), New York

ISBN-13: 9780465020379

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The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919 2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571223343

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