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

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A&C Black, 2006 - History - 373 pages
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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. Churchill's Crusade 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.
  

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User Review  - Jeremey Karamazov - Goodreads

Definitely an interesting book, however I found it a rather dry read that on several times failed to engage me in any meaningful way. On the positive side it was filled with all kinds of information I ... Read full review

Contents

The Eastern Front
1
Arctic Danger
17
Archangel
33
Siberia
51
Armistice
73
General Denikin
91
The Winter War
115
The Baltic Knot
135
The North Russian Relief Force
179
The White Advance
207
The Evacuation of Archangel
237
Crisis at Murmansk
255
Petrograd Fiasco
271
Collapse
291
Failure
315
Notes
335

Plan of Attack
149
Maynards Offensive
167

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About the author (2006)

Major-General Clifford Kinvig is the author of River Kwai Railway and Scapegoat: General Percival of Singapore. He is a former Senior Lecturer at RMA Sandhurst and Director of Army Education.

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