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White Army


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An umbrella term for the various counter‐revolutionary armies that fought the Bolshevik Red Army in the Russian Civil War. The name ‘Whites’ has been used to describe those loyal to a monarchy, ever since the French Revolution (1789), when monarchist forces adopted the white flag of the Bourbon dynasty as their symbol.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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