German Spring Offensive

The Great War

Europe 1918.0718

German Spring Offensive

World War I in Europe and the Russian Revolution (18 July 1918)

Historical Map of Europe & the Mediterranean

With the war against Russia ended, Germany was free to send troops from the Eastern to the Western Front. On March 21, they launched a huge offensive in an attempt to smash France and Britain before the United States could enter the War in force.

Main Events

German Spring offensive

Germans take Helsingfors (Helsinki) from Red Finns

British land in Murmansk

Czechoslovak legion revolts on Trans-Siberian Railroad

Germans land in Georgia

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