Altipiani Cross commemorating the battle of Plateaux (Battaglia degli Altipiani in Italian), dated 1916.

The Battle of Plateaux also known as the Battle of Asiago was a counter-offensive launched by the Austro-Hungarians on the Italian Front on May 15, 1916, during World War I.

Obverse Description

Arms of Great Britain, Italy and France encircled by a laurel wreath. At the base is the maker's initials, 'SJ' for Stefano Johnson of Milan. Ribbon in the colours of the three allies.

Reverse Description

Text; 'NELLA FEDE FRATELLI / E NELLA VITTORIA ( translates to Brothers in Faith and in Victory) / ARMATA / ALTIPIANI' (translates to Plateau Army).

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