Central Powers

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The term used for the co‐belligerents in World War I, Germany and Austria‐Hungary, as they were engulfed by their opponents, Russia to the east, and Britain, France, Belgium, and Luxemburg to the west. It is often extended to include their partners, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

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