Arranged in five sections, one for each year of the Great War, this superbly illustrated book covers the fluid fighting that took place on the Russian Front from August 1914. The author describes how each year saw dramatic developments, notably actions in Poland, Tannenberg, the Carpathian passes in 1914; the 1915 operations in Galicia and the Baltic; and the 1916 Brusilov offensive. 1917 saw the Russian revolution and the collapse of the Russian army, leading to the 1918 Treaty of Brest-Litovsk and continued fighting along the Baltic and in the Ukraine. The informative text is complemented by over 200 mainly previously unpublished photographs. The book, with its emphasis on the German Army’s actions against Russia, but covering operations on many fronts, makes it especially valuable to those who seek greater insight into the wider conduct of The Great War away from the Western Front.
IMAGES OF WAR: THE CENTRAL POWERS ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT 1914-1918
This interesting volume in the brilliant Images of War series looks at the German and Austrian war against Russia on the Eastern Front in the Great War. 200 chiefly previously unpublished photographs lead us through the campaigns until the collapse of the Russians in the chaos of revolution.
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