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German soldiers on the snow-covered Hartmannswillerkopf (Vieil Armand) hill, Vosges, January 1917. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 88135).

  • French soldiers penetrate German lines south of Leintrey on the Western Front, destroying the garrison and taking prisoners
  • German troops advance on the Eastern Front between Tirul swamp and the River Aa at Riga, capturing 900 Russians
  • Russian forces in southern Bukovina capture enemy hill fortifications east of Jakobeny and take more than 1,000 prisoners
  • French, British, Italian and Russian delegates meet in Petrograd to discuss military and financial issues