masurian lakes 2

By Aaron Bahena and Pedro Rios

when and where

It was in the winter of 1915 in February 7th and it ended February 22nd , it was located in the northern parts of central powers.

basic information

the German chief thought that the war was going to be won on the western fort and was hesitant to send in help to Paul von Hindenburg commander of the eastern front Hindenburg would personally lead the northern offense in the area of masurian lakes. below's 8th army launched a surprise attack against sievers and advanced 70 miles within the week inflicting severe casualties to the Russians. Even thought the Russians had lost it enabled the rest of the Russian 10th army to form a new defensive position.

Outcome

This battle ended the German offensive in the north. The Russians were suffering severe losses on the ground, The battle ended in a German victory