On this day: The First Battle of the Isonzo

Fought between Italy and Austria-Hungary, the First Battle of the Isonzo concluded on the 7th of July, 1915.

Despite being outnumbered two to one, Austria-Hungary defeated Italy in a battle that began on the 23rd of the previous month.

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424px-Schützengraben_im_KarstThe First Battle of the Isonzo was fought between the Armies of Italy and Austria-Hungary on the Italian Front in World War I, between 23 June and 7 July 1915.