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Red Army ((Russia/Soviet Union))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Fifth edition


Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191870903

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Formed and named by *Trotsky in 1917 in order to fight the *Russian Civil War, it consisted of many units of the old imperial army. To ensure loyalty to ...

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Subjects: History ; Contemporary History (Post 1945)

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