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Battle of Gnila Lipa
Part of the Eastern Front during World War I
Date26 to 30 August 1914
LocationRussian Poland
Result Russian victory
Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary Russia Russia
Commanders and leaders

Austria-Hungary Rudolf von Brudermann

Austria-Hungary Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
Russia Nikolai Ivanov
Austria-Hungary II. Army
Austria-Hungary III. Army
282 infantry bataillons
133 cavalry squadrons
718 guns[1]
Russia III. Army
Russia VIII. Army
336 infantry bataillons
164 cavalry squadrons
1.214 guns[1]
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Gnila Lipa took place 26–30 August 1914 when the Imperial Russian Army invaded Galicia and confronted the Austro-Hungarian Army. It was part of a larger series of battles known collectively as the Battle of Galicia. The battle ended in a defeat of the Austro-Hungarian troops.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Österreichisches Bundesministerium für Heereswesen vom Kriegsarchiv. "Österreich-Ungarns letzter Krieg 1914-1918. Erster Band": p.249

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