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Interactive Timeline of the First World War

The First World War - 1917

1917 sees Russia in turmoil as it endures two Revolutions; the Germans revive Unrestricted warfare in the Atlantic and the united States enters the war. The British make further advances in the Middle East and the bloodshed continues on the Western Front.

Aussies on the attack in the Middle East. Janaury 1917.
The largest pre-nuclear man made explosion. December 1917.
german troops relaxing in their highly fortified trenches. The British attacked these fortifications in June 1917.


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