BATTLE OF RAWA

Becca & Carrie

When & Where

The battle took place near Rava-Ruska in 1914 from September 2nd through the 11th.

Commanders:

Austria-Hungary

  • Moritz von Auffenberg
  • Rudolf Brudermann


Russia

  • Pavel Plehve

Results/Casualties

The Russians won this battle with only 34,000 casualties on their side and 120,000 casualties on the Austria-Hungary side.

Significance

The Russian army defeated the Austria-Hungary army and threw them back to the Carpathian Mountains. Russia took control of Lemberg.