The Great War: 1917 - The Breaking of Armies
The most catastrophic revolt of all occurred in the Russian Army where hundreds of thousands of soldiers deserted. Russia's Great war was essentially over. Germany moved many more troops to the Western Front and despite America's entry into the war, it would not be until 1918 when the full effect of their involvement would be appreciated.
World War I
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