The Central Powers on the Russian Front: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
Pen and Sword, 11 feb. 2014 - 208 pagini
Arranged in five sections, one for each year of the 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 Brinsilov offensive. 1917 saw the collapse of the German 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 The informative text is complemented by over 200 mainly previously unpublished photographs.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 Central Powers on the Russian Front 1914 _ 1918 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.
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1914 The opening moves
1915 The everchanging front
1916 Helping the Western Front
1917 Mutiny and Revolution
1918 Peace in War
Chronology of the Russian Front 1914 1918
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April Russians Armenia armistice artillery attacks repulsed August Russians Austrian Austrian attacks Austrian Fourth Army Austro-Germans Austro-Hungarian Baltic Provinces Baranovichi Battle Brest-Litovsk Brusilov Brusilov offensive Brzezany Bukovina Carpathians casualties Caucasus cavalry Central Powers commander Corps cross Czernowitz December Russians Dniester Dvina Dvinsk East Prussia Eastern Eighth Army Galicia German advance German Army German attacks German troops guns Habsburg Halicz Heavy fighting Hindenburg Infantry Regiment Ivangorod January Russians July German June Russians Landwehr Lemberg losses Lutsk Mackensen March Russians miles mobilisation November Russians numbers October Russians Osovyets Poland POWs Przasnysz Przemysl railway Riga River Russian advance Russian Army Russian attack Russian counter-attack Russian forces Russian offensive Russian positions Russian success Russian troops Russians capture Russians evacuate Russians repulse Russians retreat Russians take September Russians Sereth Shavli soldiers Stokhod Strypa Styr Südarmee Tarnopol Tenth Army Third Army trenches Turkish Turks Ukraine Uzsok Pass Vilna Vistula Volhynia Warsaw Western Front Zlota-Lipa