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The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941
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The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Paul Robinson


This book traces the fate of the tens of thousands of soldiers of the anti-Bolshevik White Armies who fled Russia at the end of the Russian Civil War. Even as the troops dispersed throughout the world, they continued to think of themselves as soldiers, kept their organization intact and in some cases even continued their military training. This book provides the first detailed history of this phenomenon. It outlines the activities of White military organizations in exile, especially the army of General P. N. Wrangel and its successor the Russkii Obsche-Voinskii Soiuz (ROVS), including their un ... More

Keywords: White Army, Russian emigration, Wrangel, Soviet Union, Russkii Obsche-Voinskii Soiuz, ROVS

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199250219
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Robinson, author
Lecturer, Department of Politics, University of Hull