What was the Battle of Riga in 1917?
When the Germans attacked Riga, they had three objectives in mind;
- Capture of Riga
- Destruction of the 12th Army of Russia
- Straightening of the eastern front so as to deploy additional troops in France for strategic gains.
Answer and Explanation:
The Battle of Riga or Jugla was a defensive battle fought by the Red Army to prevent the Germans from besieging Riga. It was fought from September 1...
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