00,000 soldiers lost contact with their regiments, large quantities of military arms were lost, as was the majority of the Veneto region. One Italian senator, Leopoldo Franchetti, was so overwhelmed by the nature of the defeat at Caporetto that he committed suicide. In total, 10,000 were killed, 30,000 wounded, 300,000 taken prisoner and 400,000 soldiers simply vanished. The defeat caused anger and debate in Italy. Following Caporetto, Boselli resigned and was replaced by Vittorio Orlando.