The White Room tells of the suffering of the soldiers in the mountains during the twenty-nine months of fighting on the Isonzo Front. Before their arrival on this battlefield, no one could have imagined what awaited them.
Prior to this, the Austro-Hungarian soldiers experienced ten months of fights on the plains of the Russian front and on the Balkan Peninsula, while the majority of the Italian soldiers had never been on a battlefield before.
The harsh environment of the karst mountains was combined with all the difficulties and casulties claimed by winters with five, six, and more meters of snow, transport across the Julian Alps, ... The war certainly did not end before the first winter, as the politicians and generals had initially promised.