Caporetto


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He does not deny how bad his previous conduct looks but rather acknowledges his responsibility for his actions and his attachment to Barkley and their child (he has known about their son since before the Caporetto retreat [137-38]).
Provided a competitive weakness is not unduly imperial in domain and severity--for example, a catastrophic collapse in the morale of the polity's main army, such as the Italian army at and following the disastrous battle of Caporetto (October 24-November 12, 1917)--fungibility may be commanded to ride to the rescue.
We stayed at the modernised Hotel Hvala in the pretty central square, which was described by Ernest Hemingway in his 1929 semi-autobiographical war novel 'A Farewell to Arm's, although he used the town's Italian name of Caporetto.
Infatti prima della vittoria meravigliosa ero inquieto agitato febbrile con una espansione sistematica di ottimismo artificiale, un po' esaurito dallo sforzo di dare a tutti dell'energia e del coraggio--mentre avevo al fianco la ferita aperta e purulenta di Caporetto.
We stayed at the modernised Hotel Hvala in the pretty central square, which was described by Ernest Hemingway in his 1929 semi-autobiographical war novel A Farewell to Arms, although he used the town's Italian name of Caporetto.
We stayed at the modernised Hotel Hvala, in the pretty central square, which was described by Ernest Hemingway in his 1929 semi-autobiographical war novel, A Farewell to Arms, although he used the town's Italian name of Caporetto.
Some opposition politicians, led by the separatist party Northern League, equated the agreement with Air France KLM to the Battle of Caporetto, Italy's worst military defeat during World War One and a lingering national symbol of collapse.
The battle takes its name from the small mountain village of Caporetto, which was where the initial breakthrough took place.
They followed me to the port of Caporetto, which, as you know, doesn't open to the sea.
On 24 October 1917, the Germans attacked Italian forces at Caporetto, Italy where they soundly defeated them.
His vicissitudes are not the retreat from Caporetto in A Farewell to Arms but the vaguely homosexual Lieutenant Pinkman who catches him performing a drunken friend's guard detail.
So too did the Italians when the Austro-Hungarian army broke through their lines at Caporetto in October 1917.
The Italian defeat at Caporetto mobilized Italians in America to raise funds for their compatriots overseas, while the plight of Jewish refugees in Eastern Europe had a similar effect on New York's Jews.
Consequently, the retreat from Caporetto was film ed without any visual references to the nationality of the retreating soldiers, a silly stratagem that could have deceived no one worth deceiving.
The coalition parties, meanwhile, suffered their Caporetto.