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Russian prisoners captured in the fighting near Tarnopol, July 1917. A German guard is searching a Russian soldier in the foreground. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 86646).

  • French forces on the Western Front counter-attack and regain ground lost north of the Aisne
  • Austro-German forces on the Eastern Front occupy Stanislau and Tarnopol, recently evacuated by the retreating Russians
  • The Russian Government reinstates the death penalty for mutinous soldiers and deserters
  • The Canadian House of Commons passes the Military Service Act on its third reading; conscription will come into effect on 29 August