VI. The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945 > Military Summary > The Eastern Front, 1916–1917 > 1917
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1917
July 1
 
A Russian offensive on the Galician front began.  1
 
July 18–28
 
Battle of East Galicia. The Germans and the Austrians drove the Russians back and retook Halicz, Tarnopol, Stanislav (July 24–26), and Czernowitz (Aug. 3).  2
 
Sept. 3–5
 
The Germans captured Riga.  3
 
Oct. 11–20
 
The Germans, having overrun much of Latvia, conquered the Baltic Islands.  4
 
 
 
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