5/6/1915 Przemysl: the last Russian positions fall

The last Russian forts at Przemysl are taken by the Austro-Hungarians and Germans. The Galician fortress city is now entirely back in the hands of the Habsburgs. But it is a bittersweet victory. The Austro-Hungarians are only too aware that Przemysl has not been recovered by their own force of arms, but as a result of Germany’s successes in the Gorlice-Tarnów offensive. Austria-Hungary is clearly the junior partner in this military partnership.

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German troops taking a Przemysl fort (A Nagy Háború: írásban és képben (the Great War: writing and pictures))

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