1918, air raid, American President, Austria-Hungary, Berlin, casualties, Foreign Minister, France, Frenzela, Georg von Hertling, German Imperial Chancellor, Germany, Italy, Leon Trotsky, Metz, monarchy, peace, Piave, Russia, Russian Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II, United States of America, Woodrow Wilson, Zenson
Further Austrian attacks on either sides of Frenzela Gorge defeated; attempted landing at Zenson loop of Piave driven off. French airmen raid Metz. Berlin announces 31 air raids on Germany in January, with 14 casualties. President Wilson addresses Congress in reply to Counts Hertling and Czernin: no general peace can be obtained by method of separate negotiations; all the nations in the war must join in a settlement. Trotsky announces Russia will fight no longer, neither will she negotiate for peace; he protests against impossible German terms, but states Russia cannot continue a war begun by Tsars and capitalists, nor can she continue to fight against Austrian and German workmen and peasants.
1917, Alps, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Caporetto, Fagara, First Battle of Monte Grappa, First Battle of the Piave, Folina, France, French Prime Minister, Georges Clemenceau, Germany, Italy, Mount Grappa, Mount Prasolan, Piave, prisoners of war, Quero, Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, Venice, Zenson
Great enemy attack on 20-mile front from the Lower Alps to Quero, on the Piave; Mt. Prasolan taken; Italians retire towards Mt. Grappa, guarding the Venetian plain; enemy cross Lower Piave at Folina and Fagara, but are dispersed at Folina; fighting at Zenson; Italians take over 1,000 prisoners. M. Clemenceau forms a French Ministry.
1917, Allied War Council, Allies, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Caporetto, Brenta, British Prime Minister, evacuation, First Battle of Monte Grappa, First Battle of the Piave, Fonzaso, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lloyd George, Paris, Piave, Romania, Serbia, Sugana Valley, Supreme War Council, Twelfth Battle of the Isonzo, Venice, Zenson
Mr. Lloyd George in Paris on necessity for Allied War Council, to want of which he attributes Serbian, Rumanian, and Italian disasters. Enemy establish a bridgehead across the Lower Piave at Zenson, 20 miles north-east of Venice; Italians evacuate Fonzaso and part of the Val Sugana, overlooking the Brenta.