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The Moscow State Conference – Black Sea Revolutionaries I THE GREAT WAR Week 162

Since the February Revolution in Russia ended the Tsarist Empire, the Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet had vied for control, but there were several other factions at play, and this week a new one gets traction – the call for a military dictatorship. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the Italians launched the 11th Battle...

French Plans For Glory At Verdun – Romania Stops The Germans I THE GREAT WAR Week 117

When Romania joined the Allies in the war eight weeks ago, Germany halted all offensive actions on all fronts until they had dealt with Romania. The might of the four Central Powers had descended on Romania under German leadership, and things looked grim, but you know what? This week, Romania stops the Germans. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great...