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April 25

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World War I History

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1915 - Allied forces, including British, French, Australian and New Zealander troops, launched a large-scale land invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Turkish troops inflicted heavy casualties and forced the allies back to the shore.

1917 - French military leader Robert Nivelle was replaced with Philippe Petain.




World War I Quotes

"In this serious moment, I appeal to you to help me. An ignoble war has been declared to a weak country. The indignation in Russia shared fully by me is enormous. I foresee that very soon I shall be overwhelmed by the pressure forced upon me and be forced to take extreme measures which will lead to war."
- Czar Nicholas II of Russia in a telegram to Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany on July 29, 1914



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