Somme and Brusilov Offensives

The Great War

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Somme and Brusilov Offensives

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (20 September 1916)

Historical Map of Europe and the Mediterranean

With Verdun still raging, British and French forces launched a massive attack on the Germans in the Somme while the Russians struck in the East. Both offensives saw huge casualties on each side, but early Russian gains convinced Romania to enter the War.

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