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15/8/1916 Germany takes over the Austro-Hungarian army

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. Brusilov brought Austria-Hungary to the brink of collapse, advancing on a broad front, inflicting a great many casualties and taking vast numbers of prisoners. 223 more words

1916

Kugelpanzer - Weird Weapon of World War II

Considered one of the strangest and rarest fighting vehicle of World War II, the Kugelpanzer was a German light reconnaissance craft. Its name translated to ”ball tank”, and its history and functionality are… 65 more words

Crazy Stories

25/7/1916 Brusilov's offensive begins to slow down, Evert's continues to fail

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. After spectacular successes, the Russians are beginning to run out of steam as exhaustion and casualties make it harder for them to maintain the pressure on the enemy. 145 more words

First World War

Russian Invasion in the Baltic States: Nightmare or Reality?

Since 2014 the relations between Russia and NATO has reached the levels of Cold War. Russia has annexed Crimean peninsula from Ukraine  and wages proxy war in Eastern Ukraine. 3,952 more words

Baltic States

2/7/1916 Baranovichi: a Russian attempt to smash the Germans

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive has been smashing the Austro-Hungarians for the last month. Brusilov’s onslaught there was always intended as a prelude to an attack against the Germans further north. 185 more words

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30/6/1916 Brusilov's offensive rolls on

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive rolls on. The Russians have inflicted a crushing defeat on the Austro-Hungarians. In some sectors they have advanced almost a 100 kilometres, an astonishing distance by the standards of this war. 130 more words

First World War