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Brusilov

Episode 88: Brusilov Offensive Pt.5

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This is our fifth and final episode on the Brusilov Offensive of summer 1916. We have already covered the build up, the opening attacks, and then the second round of attack, today we will look at the final set of efforts made by the Russians. As the Eastern Front moved into July 1916 both sides had been hit...
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Episode 87: Brusilov Offensive Pt.4

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Last episode saw the launching of the Brusilov offensive on June 4th 1916. Over the next week the Russians made great advances along the front, but they hoped that it was just the beginning. One thing that did not go off as planned was the attack that Evert was supposed to launch to the north of Brusilov's front....
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Episode 86: Brusilov Offensive Pt.3

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This week we continue with part 3 of our discussion of the Brusilov offensive on the Eastern front in 1916. Last episode we covered all of the run up to the launching of the attack and this episode the guns start firing. Over the next 30 minutes or so we will look at the bombardment before discussing just...
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Episode 85: Brusilov Offensive Pt.2

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This is our second episode on the Brusilov Offensive of 1916. Last week we discussed the vents of early 1916 in the Russian Army and their situation coming into the year before looking at the disaster that was the attack at Lake Naroch. This week we will continue to move towards the start of the attack by discussing...
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Episode 84: Brusilov Offensive Pt. 1

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So far this year we have only talked about one of the massive battles that would occur in 1916, and that was of course Verdun. There were 3 other large offensives, these launched by the Entente, which all had committed to in December 1915. The last half of this year's episodes will be spent mainly concerned with the...
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