Monday, March 03, 2008


This Day in the History of Russia Bailing From a Hard Fight

On this day in 1918, Germany, Austria and Russia signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, ending Russian participation in World War I. This freed the German troops on the Eastern Front to transfer to the Western Front and join their comrades in one final push towards Paris. They failed and the presence of hundreds of thousands of American soldiers on the Western Front might have played a small roll in stopping the last major Hun assault of WWI.


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