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Russian Winter Offensive in the Caucasus Campaign

The Russian Army in the Caucasus Campaign planned a Winter Offensive in 1916.  During this Offensive the Russian Army stormed Erzerum (February 13-16) and captured Trabzon (April 18, 1916.)


Image Credit: Imperial War Museum Q109728

Description: A camel train passing by an ambulance of the Russian Armoured Car Division in Armenia, 1916

Battle of Ancre Heights

The Battle of Ancre Heights was part of the Battle of the Somme and was fought by British, Canadian, and French troops against Germans.


Image Credit: Imperial War Museum Q1393

Description: Battle of the Ancre Heights. Column of the 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders marching to the trenches along the Becordel-Fricourt road, October 1916.