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15 July 1917

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  • A US embargo on the exportation of foods, metal and coal comes into effect. The embargo aims to prevent food and supplies reaching Germany through neutral countries.
  • Allied troops on the Western Front defeat a German assault on captured positions on Mont Haut at Moronvilliers
  • Italian forces on the Southern Front capture 275 prisoners in the Carso region
  • Political crisis erupts in Russia descends into as four Ministers of the Cadet Party resign in protest of the recognition of the Ukraine