On November 3rd, 1918, as Italian troops entered the city, Trieste’s freedom ended. Office I.T.O. takes upon itself to rid the city of the “bad Italians”.
[VIDEO] This is one of the European open borders: the Free Territory of Trieste – Italy State border. Trieste is an independent State since 1947.
Hauptmann Stanislau Wieronski, experienced Polish officer, leads three companies of the K.u.K. Infantry Regiment Nr.11 counterattacking the Italians.
Oberleutnant Joahnn Fousek is isolated: he groups his men as they leave their cave-shelters, then he organizes rifle fire against the Italian attackers.