Austro-Hungarian forces, and defeated Italian troops following the battle of Caporetto in World War I.
Italy Date:1917, October Duration:3 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Surrendering Italian troops passing through Udine, Italy, after the battle of Caporetto, in World War 1. They are unarmed and accompanied by several armed Austro-Hungarian soldiers, wearing white armbands. They pause for refreshments at a wooden building. View from rear of open truck as it drives out of town. Many pieces of damaged and destroyed guns and vehicles at sides of road. Austro-Hungarian troops moving along a road while Italian refugees with ox carts loaded with hay and other belongings, move in opposite direction. Abandoned heavy guns and mortars in a town square. Armed Austrian Guard on duty, approached by several Austrian soldiers who hesitate so as not to interfere with cinematographer. Long line of Italian prisoners of war marching along a mountainous road in snow, with tall mountains in background. Austrian troops along the Italian-Austrian border, with snow-covered mountains in the background. Austrian soldiers moving along roads lined with debris of war, including heavy equipment and artillery pieces, and what appears to be a steam powered artillery tractor. Austrian troops on horseback and with horse-drawn wagons arriving at rest stop.
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