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Churchill's Crusade: The British Invasion of Russia, 1918-1920

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<div><div>The story of Britain's invasion of Russia at the end of the First World War has remained largely untold. Although not its initial architect, its chief advocate, was the passionately anti-Bolshevik, Winston Churchill.  <em>Churchill's Crusade</em>  is the first complete account of a unique military operation - one which, if it had succeeded, would have changed the history of Russia, Europe and the World.</div></div>>

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<div><div>The story of Britain's invasion of Russia at the end of the First World War has remained largely untold. Although not its initial architect, its chief advocate, was the passionately anti-Bolshevik, Winston Churchill.  <em>Churchill's Crusade</em>  is the first complete account of a unique military operation - one which, if it had succeeded, would have changed the history of Russia, Europe and the World.</div></div>>

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In 1918, British force landed at Archangel and Murmansk, under the auspices of Winston Churchill, to influence the military and political outcome of the Russian revolution. Churchill was, of course, implacably opposed to Bolshevism, and his war machine was up against the Reds, commanded by Leon Trotsky. This book presents the story of this war.

Table of Contents

1 The Eastern Front; 2 Arctic Danger; 3 Archangel; 4 Siberia; 5 Armistice; 6 General Denikin; 7 The Winter War; 8 The Baltic Knot; 9 Plan of Attack; 10 Maynard's Offensive; 11 The North Russian Relief Force; 12 The White Advance; 12 The Evacuation of Archangel; 14 Crisis at Murmansk; 15 Petrograd Fiasco; 16 Collapse; 17 Failure; Index; Platesection

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847250216
Author:
Kinvig, Clifford
Publisher:
Hambledon & London
Subject:
Revolutionary
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
World History-England General
Subject:
Europe - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.72 x 5.76 x 1.24 in

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<div><div>The story of Britain's invasion of Russia at the end of the First World War has remained largely untold. Although not its initial architect, its chief advocate, was the passionately anti-Bolshevik, Winston Churchill.  <em>Churchill's Crusade</em>  is the first complete account of a unique military operation - one which, if it had succeeded, would have changed the history of Russia, Europe and the World.</div></div>>
"Synopsis" by , In 1918, British force landed at Archangel and Murmansk, under the auspices of Winston Churchill, to influence the military and political outcome of the Russian revolution. Churchill was, of course, implacably opposed to Bolshevism, and his war machine was up against the Reds, commanded by Leon Trotsky. This book presents the story of this war.
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