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German troops on the Eastern Front clear a way through thick snow, January 1917. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 86798).

  • Heavy fighting occurs on the Eastern Front between the Carpathian Mountains and Focsani; enemy forces advance in the Susitsa valley and near Odobesti. as Russian troops launch a counter-offensive between Focsani and Fundeni, recovering lost ground near Obilesti.
  • British airmen on the Western Front conduct a daylight raid south-east of Arras