Wilhelm And Luigi Cadorna Field Marshal Of The Royal Italian Army During World War I?

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Leslie Wilmont Spencer IV Jeremy Maxwell His 240 Analysis 2# Kaiser Wilhelm II was both a political and military leader of Germany during World War I. Luigi Cadorna Field Marshal of the Royal Italian Army during World War I. Both Wilhelm and Luigi had different styles of command during World War I. Field Marshal Luigi Cadorna style leadership was callous, barbaric, and draconian. He was forced to resign as Field Marshal in year 1917 due to his incompetence . One of Cadorna’s greatest disasters were the four offensives along the Isonzo River and year 1915 . The reason for these offenses was the fortress of Gorizia, whose capture would permit the Italian armies marched on the city of Trieste and thus continue on to the Liubliana Gap . Unfortunately, all four offensives failed disastrously …show more content…

On October 24 year 1917 combined army of Germans and Austro-Hungarians descended across the Isonzo River at the town of Kobaird. The combined Army made it all the way to the Piave River . Cadorna’s troops were mostly dispersed too far advanced for there to be an adequate defense. This greatly contributed to the battle becoming a disaster along with some other minor details. Cadorna have been on leave for most of October and his immediate subordinate was severely ill at the time. The Italian Army was in such disarray that 275,000 Italian soldiers surrendered . It seemed the Italian Army was on the verge of collapsing. But Italy’s allies Britain and France since over 11 divisions to reinforce the demoralized Italian forces. Both Britain and France aggressively insisted on the dismissal of Field Marshal Cadorna. The British and the French got their wish and Field Marshal

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