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Italian frontline troops in their mountain trenches amid the snow and barbed wire. The harsh terrain made supplying the troops very difficult. The Italians were also at a disadvantage against well-entrenched Austrian positions--most of which had been set up before the war for border security. The Austrians had carefully plotted the artillery range of every nearby site. They simply waited for the Italians to make a move, then blasted them. - 1916 - The Italian Front

Italian frontline troops in their mountain trenches amid the snow and barbed wire. The harsh terrain made supplying the troops very difficult. The Italians were also at a disadvantage against well-entrenched Austrian positions–most of which had been.

An Italian alpine unit on the move during the Italian Campaign (or the Mountain War), 1915

Italian alpine units climbing a steep slope during World War I.While World War I is particularly known for its trench warfare, one interesting part of WWI history was the Alpine wars of Northern Italy. Perhaps those who faced the worst conditions were the

Italian prisoners of war near Flitsch after the Second Battle of the Isonzo, Slovenia, September 1915 (photo)

The Autochrome Lumière is an early color photography process. Patented in 1903 by the Lumière brothers in France and first marketed in it was the principal color photography process in use before the advent of subtractive color film in the

Paul’s Shed

Nathalie De Leval, Paul’s Sfor the exhibition “The Wish List” at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Paul’s Shed is a wooden hut designed as a place for relaxation. The structure is made from dark-coloured, thermo-treated American ash that is resistant to rot