It was run over by the German attack, and the Silesians proceeded on their way up the valley practically unnoticed.
Lequis's Silesians were approaching Caporetto.
Stein was pouring troops through the breach made by the Silesians, and was making good headway with the 50th Austrian division on their right, while the Alpenkorps, Berrer and Scotti had broken through the lines opposite Tolmino, and in several places had gained the high ridge dominating the head of the Judrio valley.
Fraustadt was founded by Silesians in 1348, and afterwards belonged to the principality of Glogau.
Under later rulers the connexion with Bohemia brought the Silesians no benefit, but involved them in the destructive Hussite wars.