7 Nov 1917
  • Erwin Rommel led a small force across the Piave River and set a trap that captured 8,000 Italian soldiers at Longarone, Italy. ww2dbase [Erwin Rommel | CPC]
  • Edward Brooks married Beatrice Aurora Leavitt. ww2dbase [Edward Brooks | CPC]
Russia
  • The Bolshevik revolt overthrew Czar Nicholas and seized Petrograd, Russia. The Provisional Government fell and Prime Alexander Minister Kerensky fled the country. The "Ten days that shook the world" had begun and communist forces began to gain control over Russia. ww2dbase [TH]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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