The Year That Was

Eggshells Loaded with Dynamite: Allied Intervention in the Russian Revolution

October 8th, 2019  •  20 mins 24 secs  •  Download (14.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In 1919, thousands of American soldiers fought Russian troops on Russian soil--despite the fact President Woodrow Wilson had promised to allow Russia to determine its own political future. Why did the Allies rush to land troops in eastern Siberia and along the Arctic Ocean? And why have we forgotten all about it?