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"La Domenica del Corriere"_World War I

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5th July 1914 - On 28th June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie Chotek, Duchess of Hohenberg, are assassinated by Bosnian revolutionary Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
On 28th July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war to the Kingdom of Serbia.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
16th August 1914 - The battle of Liège, fought between 5th and 16th August 1914, was the first battle of the WWI.
The German invasion of Belgium led Great Britain to entry into the war.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
11th October 1914 - Italian trawlers sunk by mines in the Adriatic Sea.
Regno d'Italia (Kingdom of Italy) entered into the war on 24th May 1915.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
23rd August 1914 - On 12th August 1914, the Battle of Haelen (now Halen, province of Limburg) takes place near the river crossing of the Gette: the Belgian Army rejects the German attack.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
6th September 1914 - The fight between French turcos and German artillerymen in Charleroi/Tchålerwè (Hainaut; Belgium).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
18th October 1914 - The bombing of Anverse/Antwerpen (Belgium): the city was occupied on 9th October 1914.
25th October 1914 - In Augustów (Poland), where the Russian army successfully counterattacked the German army, wolves assault wounded soldiers and corpses after the battle.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
1st November 1914 - Two French soldiers, one of them blinded and the other with a wounded leg, help each other to reach an ambulance.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
8th November 1914 - Near Ostende/Oostende (Flandre-Occidentale/West-Flaanderen, Belgium), Indian soldiers take by surprise and strangle German sentinels.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
15th November 1914 - Turkish infantry attacked by a Cossack sotnia (company).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
6th December 1914 - French President Raymond Poincaré honours French General Joseph Joffre with Médaille militaire (Military Medal).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
3rd January 1915 - Artists from London revue theatres performing for troops in France.
Back cover by Achille Beltrame.
28th February 1915 - On 17th February 1915, German and Austro-Hungarian troops defeat the 10th Russian Army Corps in Augustów (Poland).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
7th March 1915 - Near Ypres/Ieper (Flandre-Occidentale/West-Flaanderen, Belgium), a parish priest is wounded by German blows while celebrating a Mass.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
30th may 1915 - On 24th May 1915, Italy declares war to Austria-Hungary. In Rome, from the balcony of Quirinale, King Vittorio Emanuele III and the Savoia Family greet the huge crowd hailing the Italian intervention.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
26th September 1915 - In Plave (in the Littoral region of Slovenia), Italian soldiers drive back Austrian troopers carried by an armoured train from Gorizia (now in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Northern Italy).
Back cover by Achille Beltrame.
21st May 1914 - Italian mines strike enemies near San Martino del Carso (Friuli-Venezia Giulia; Northern Italy).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
3rd October 1915 - Italian troops conquer Monte Coston, near Arsiero (Veneto, Northern Italy). (See next picture.)
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
4th June 1916 - Italian troops defending Monte Coston.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
18th June 1916 - Austrian troops, that tried to attack Mount Coni Zugna (Trentino; Northern Italy), are rejected by Italian troops.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
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Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.

Anniversary Issue: World War I.

La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular Italian newsmagazine from its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.

Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino
Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to 1968) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

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La Domenica del Corriere Gallery

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