Free Trieste Movement

1915

TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE
TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE

TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE

“Trieste, city out of history: out of history because its characters testify the plurinational history of Mitteleuropa, while its name express nothing but nationalistic obsession”. Claus Gatterer, scholar (translation of a quote from book “L’identità cancellata” – “Cancelled identity” by…

ONE OF TRIESTE’S FORGOTTEN HEROES: EGON LERCH
ONE OF TRIESTE’S FORGOTTEN HEROES: EGON LERCH

ONE OF TRIESTE’S FORGOTTEN HEROES: EGON LERCH

At the outbreak of the World War, the Austrian-Hungarian Empire was involved on many fronts, including the sea. The main duty of the Imperial and Royal War Navy (Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine / K.u.K. Kriegsmarine) was to maintain control of the…