Armored Units of the Russian Civil War

Armored Units of the Russian Civil War

White and Allied

New Vanguard 83
  • Author: David Bullock, Alexander Deryabin
  • Illustrator: Andrey Aksenov
  • Short code: NVG 83
  • Publication Date: 17 Dec 2003
  • ISBN: 9781841765440
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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About this Product

One of the most important conflicts of the 20th century, the Russian Civil War was the struggle that led to the formation of the Soviet Union. Following the overthrow of the Russian Provisional Government on 7 November 1917, the All-Russian Congress of Soviets met and handed over power to the Soviet Council of People's Commissars. Immediately forces began to assemble in opposition to the Bolshevik regime, and these became known as the Whites. This title examines the armour that they had at their disposal throughout the course of the war. It was a varied collection including British and French vehicles and, perhaps most famously, the armoured trains that enabled the Whites to dominate much of Siberia.

Biographical Note

Dr David Bullock has a PhD in European Military History. Previously an officer in the US Airforce, he now works as an historian for the Department of Defense and an Associate Professor at Colorado Technical University. He has published one book and over 60 articles on military history, travelling in over 40 countries, including Russia, to do his research. ALEXANDER DERYABIN graduated from Moscow State Historical Archival Institute in 1982 and worked for ten years at the Institute of Military History , Military of Defense. Born in 1961 and a resident of Moscow, he has published numerous books in Russian about the uniforms and history of the Russian Civil War. He contributed substantial material to Osprey's first two books about the Russian Civil War. Andrei Aksenov is a well-respected Russian illustrator specialising in armor, who has worked on a number of projects including Tanks of the Civil War for Armada. This is his first book for Osprey.


Introduction Tanks Armored Cars Armored Trains Conclusion Colour plate commentary Index

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