First World War : December 1916, Russia Surrenders

Map of Europe in December 1917

Map of Europe in December 1917. With the surrender of Russia after the Bolshevik revolution, the Central Powers were able to concentrate their efforts on the western front, where the first months of 1918 were to see them come very close to victory. This was the low point for the Allies and yet the eventually allied victory was less than a year away.

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