15000 Russian soldiers staging during the Battle of Galicia, a major battle between Russia and Austria-Hungary during the early stages of World War I in 1914. In the course of the battle, the Austro-Hungarian armies were severely defeated and forced out of Galicia, while the Russians captured Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine) and, for approximately nine months, ruled Eastern Galicia.
1916. Serbian troops boarding a ship bound for Salonika. The remnants of the Serbian Army had been successfully evacuated from Albania to Corfu, but sickness took its toll, with roughly 450 dying a week to typhus and other illnesses.