The Russian Civil War (2)

The Russian Civil War (2)

White Armies

Men-at-Arms 305
  • Author: Mikhail Khvostov
  • Illustrator: Andrei Karachtchouk
  • Short code: MAA 305
  • Publication Date: 15 Jul 1997
  • ISBN: 9781855326569
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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Soon after the 1917 February revolution, and the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, the White cause began to emerge and oppose the Bolsheviks. There was, however, no single, united White Army to fight the Red Army and the forces available to the Whites represented a spectrum of political factions including monarchist military organisations and social-democrats. Many of the Cossack hosts also sided with the Whites, seeing it as an opportunity to create their own independent states; others remained neutral or hostile to both sides. This fascinating text by Mikhail Khvostov examines the colourful uniforms and the equipment of the White armies of the Russian Civil War.

Biographical Note

Mikhail Khvostov was born in Moscow in 1950. He has been interested in military history since childhood. He studied at the Moscow College for Foreign Languages. He has worked as an interpreter and a tour guide, but is now producing Russian toy soldiers - a childhood dream. His previous work for Osprey includes Men-at-Arms 293 The Russian Civil War (1) The Red Army. Andrei Karachtchouk was born in 1966 in the town of Mitishi, near Moscow. A well-established artist in Russia, his previous work for Osprey includes Men-at-Arms 293: The Russian Civil War (1) The Red Army. Andrei is an active re-enactor and sculptor who, among other things, makes master-models for the UK based 'Anglo-Russian Toy Soldier' Company.

Contents

The White Cause Uniforms and Equipment The White Armies North Russia North-West Russia South Russia East Russia The Russian Far East Nationalist Forces Peasant Risings Military Decorations The Plates

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