During an emergency landing on the sea at Grado, d'Annunzio dashed
his head against the forward machine-gun and was seriously wounded:
he lost his right eye permanently.
D'Annunzio convalescent spent nine months in Venice, looked
after by his daughter Renata.
The Poet returned to the front line decorated with a silver medal.
13th: Bombing raid on Parenzo.
10-12th: D'Annunzio had himself attached as a liason officer
to the 45th Infantry Division and took part in the fights of Veliki
D'Annunzio was promoted captain and awarded his second silver medal
during 8th e 9th battles of the Isonzo.