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Why was 1917 a pivotal year for both Germany and the Allies during World War I?

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1917 was the fourth year of the Great War, and during the timeline of this year, many important events took place that impacted both Germany and the Allies. One of the most significant events in January 1917 involved a telegram sent from the Germans that was intercepted by British intelligence forces; the British were able to alert the Americans that...

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