America Faced Russia’s Red Army In Battle Only Once. Here’s What Happened When The Forces Clashed

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To answer that question, we need to take a look at some Russian history. When World War I broke out in 1914, the first country that Germany officially declared war on was Russia, on August 1. Declaration of war with France came on August 3, and to complete the picture, the British declared war on Germany on August 4.