Armored Units of the Russian Civil War: White and Allied by David Bullock

By David Bullock

Some of the most vital conflicts of the 20 th century, the Russian Civil battle used to be the fight that ended in the formation of the Soviet Union. Following the overthrow of the Russian Provisional executive on 7 November 1917, the All-Russian Congress of Soviets met and passed over strength to the Soviet Council of People's Commissars. instantly forces started to gather against the Bolshevik regime, and those grew to become often called the Whites. This identify examines the armour they had at their disposal through the process the conflict. It used to be a different assortment together with British and French autos and, might be such a lot famously, the armoured trains that enabled the Whites to dominate a lot of Siberia.

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The basic turret armament was a Boys anti-tank rifle, two Brens and a Vickers MG. However, a good number were upgunned with everything from the Italian 47mm, German 37mm, French 25mm or the Italian Breda 20mm AA/AT gun. 80 Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles 81 armon-Herrington Mk. J-----'-----===-==--==--=--=-=-1 o 82 Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles 5 10 15 20 Other Axis & Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles . :J _---:I C' C c- 000 000 o a a t DI~ j t DI~ :t ) ()C'OOOOOOOCJ( 0 <) <) r 0 Folding turret light with handle on rear.

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