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Churchill's Secret War WIth Lenin: British and Commonwealth Military Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20

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An article I contributed to about the 'Sherwood-Kelly' affair in North Russia and a few pages from my book with the full text of the Kelly letter.


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Edited by wrightdw

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We know why the Germans were so keen to get Lenin and friends into Russia, with a few million in gold to tide them over, but why our side was so keen to get people like Trotsky there is rather a mystery.


I suppose if Field Marshal Lord Ironside's diaries ever do manage to get back to the publishers more or less in one piece, we might learn a few things about "north Russia" in 1919.  Along with the answer as to why his highly promising career came to such a sudden and unexplained end in 1940.

Edited by 2ndCMR

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