"Ex oriente pax" : a monarchia keleti fronti háborújának vége 1917-ben

Ligeti, Dávid: "Ex oriente pax" : a monarchia keleti fronti háborújának vége 1917-ben. In: Közép-európai közlemények, (13) 1-2. pp. 157-164. (2020)

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Abstract

In summer 1917, the last major campaign was fought between Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. After the abolition of the Romanov dynasty in March 1917, the new Russian government decided that the Dual Monarchy had to be knocked out of the war. To execute this bold plan, the Russian Minister of War Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky initiated a grand-scale offensive. Although initially achieving impressive successes, the Russians could not duplicate the results of the Brusilov Offensive of the previous year. After withstanding the attack, the Central Powers led a successful counteroffensive, which nearly swept the enemy completely out of AustroHungarian territory. This near-victory transformed into a catastrophe for the Russians, for they could not continue the war. After the Bolshevik takeover, they were forced to sign a ceasefire. In March 1918, a peace treaty was also signed in Brest-Litovsk, which sealed the defeat of Russia in WW1.

Item Type: Article
Other title: "Ex oriente pax" : the end of the Monarchy's War on the Eastern front in 1917
Heading title: Versailles 100
Journal or Publication Title: Közép-európai közlemények
Date: 2020
Volume: 13
Number: 1-2
ISSN: 1789-6339
Page Range: pp. 157-164
Uncontrolled Keywords: Osztrák–Magyar Monarchia - 1917, Világháború - 1. - 1917
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 164. p. és a jegyzetekben ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 06. Humanities
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology > 06.01.01. History
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology > 06.01.01. History > 06.01.01.07. Modern and contemporary history
Date Deposited: 2020. Sep. 10. 11:56
Last Modified: 2020. Sep. 14. 11:22
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/70197

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