Collapse of the Eastern Front

The Great War

Europe 1917.0119

Collapse of the Eastern Front

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (19 January 1917)

Historical Map of Europe & the Mediterranean

The Brusilov Offensive was to be Russia's last major campaign of the War. Its nearest ally, Romania, was quickly occupied while the Russian Empire's own political, economic, and military troubles would lead to an overthrow of its government in March.

Main Events

Greek Prime Minister Venizelos establishes pro-Allied Provisional Government in Crete

Kingdom of Poland proclaimed in German occupied Poland

Central Powers occupy Bucharest

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