- a river in NE Italy, flowing S and SE into the Adriatic. 137 miles (220 km) long.
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The sector on which the enemy gained most ground is on the Piave.
In this the Italians were assisted by opening the floodgates of the Piave River.
Again on November 17, 1917, the enemy attempted to get across the Piave.
Foch meanwhile had launched an offensive against the Austrians on the Piave.Foch the Man
Clara E. Laughlin
Then he showed me one with some Italian words on it, I think a permission to go somewhere on the Piave front.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2
- a river in NE Italy, rising near the border with Austria and flowing south and southeast to the Adriatic: the main line of Italian defence during World War I. Length: 220 km (137 miles)
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