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The Black Sea

A map of the Russian-Turkish front from Der Weltkrieg 1914-1918, a 1930s German history of the war illustrated with hand-pasted cigarette cards, showing the Turkish Empire in Asia Minor and Mesopotamia, the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas and the Persian Gulf. To the west is Egypt, a British dominion; to the east Persia. Erzerum in Turkey and Kars in Russia were the great fortresses on the frontier.
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Mittelmeer: Mediterranean Sea
Schwarzes M: Black Sea
Kasp. M.: Caspian Sea
Kleinasien: Asia Minor
Türkei: Turkey
Russland: Russia
Mesopot.: Mesopotamia
Persien: Persia
Agypten: Egypt
Kairo: Cairo
Stellungen der: Positions of the
Türken Jan. 1915. . .August 1916
Russen Mai 1915 . . . Frühjahr 1916
Engländer: November 1914 . . . Ende 1917
Herbst 1918
Positions of the
Turks Jan. 1915 . . . August 1916
Russians May 1915 . . . spring 1916
English: November 1914 . . . the end of 1917
autumn 1918

A map of the Russian-Turkish front from Der Weltkrieg 1914-1918, a 1930s German history of the war illustrated with hand-pasted cigarette cards, showing the Turkish Empire in Asia Minor and Mesopotamia, the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas and the Persian Gulf. To the west is Egypt, a British dominion; to the east Persia. Erzerum in Turkey and Kars in Russia were the great fortresses on the frontier.

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Mittelmeer: Mediterranean Sea

Schwarzes M: Black Sea

Kasp. M.: Caspian Sea

Kleinasien: Asia Minor

Türkei: Turkey

Russland: Russia

Mesopot.: Mesopotamia

Persien: Persia

Agypten: Egypt

Kairo: Cairo



Stellungen der: Positions of the

Türken Jan. 1915. . .August 1916

Russen Mai 1915 . . . Frühjahr 1916

Engländer: November 1914 . . . Ende 1917

Herbst 1918



Positions of the

Turks Jan. 1915 . . . August 1916

Russians May 1915 . . . spring 1916

English: November 1914 . . . the end of 1917

autumn 1918

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The Black Sea is bounded on the south by Turkey and to the north by Russia. The region of Dobruja in Romania and Bulgaria are on the western shore. The Black Sea connects to the Mediterranean Sea through the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmora, and the Dardanelles.

The Black Sea is a sea.