The Russian Army 1914-18

The Russian Army 1914-18

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McMillan Palgrave
Often overshadowed by the drama of its catastrophic collapse in the November 1917 Revolution, the Imperial Russian Army's record in 1914-16 included some notable victories. Its human qualities of patriotism and endurance were remarkable, and in 1916 the 'Brusilov Offensive' on the South-Western Front outdistanced anything that was being achieved in France. The variety and romance of its uniforms - infantry and cavalry, Guards and Line, Cossacks, armour and Air Service crewmen, even a priest - are splendidly captured here by Russia's leading military artist; and Nik Cornish's expert text is supported by tables of insignia and many rare photographs.

Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2001
Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781841763033
1841763039
Branch Call Number: 940.41247 Cor

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