Generalship and Mass Surrender during the Italian Defeat at Caporetto
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Wilcox, Vanda - Generalship and Mass Surrender during the Italian Defeat at Caporetto



Keywords:

Caporetto | Italian Defeat | mass surrender

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Italian-Austrian Front | Italy | Military organisation of combat | Austria-Hungary | Germany | Experience of combat

Abstract:

The Italian defeat at Caporetto in October 1917 has been the subject of fierce historiographical debate. An examination of the conduct of the opening stage of the battle offers some answers as to the nature and causes of mass surrender at Caporetto. Th…

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Wilcox, Vanda, “Generalship and Mass Surrender during the Italian Defeat at Caporetto”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 27 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004171398_i_182_7>
First published online: 2015



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