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Italian Arditi or shock troops, of the Marine Brigade, illustrating how they fight with knife and bomb, Battle of the Piave River, June 1918. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 19082).

  • Austro-Hungarian troops launch a renewed attack on the Italian line in the north-east along the River Piave. Fighting continues to 24 June and results in a decisive victory for the Italian Army. The Battle of the Piave River