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Brest-Litovsk: The Forgotten Peace; March 1918 by John W. Wheeler-Bennett


by John W. Wheeler-Bennett

Postcard celebrating the ceasefire on the Eastern Front. The troops are Russian, Austro-Hungarian, and German. The flags are Austrian and Russian; the coat of arms and bunting German. Russia declared a ceasefire on December 15, 1917. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, ending Russia's involvement in the war, was signed on March 3, 1918 between Russia and the Central Powers.
In the foreground, a dog scowls at the photographer.
Text:
Waffenstillstand im Osten
Ceasefire in the East

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Postcard celebrating the ceasefire on the Eastern Front. The troops are Russian, Austro-Hungarian, and German. The flags are Austrian and Russian; the coat of arms and bunting German. Russia declared a ceasefire on December 15, 1917. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, ending Russia's involvement in the war, was signed on March 3, 1918 between Russia and the Central Powers.

Publisher: The Norton Library, 1971, first published 193

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