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Czech and Slovak Legion in Siberia, 1917-1922

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ISBN-10: 0786465719

ISBN-13: 9780786465712

Edition: 2012

Authors: Joan McGuire Mohr

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During World War I, a specialized Russian battalion comprised of ethnic Czechs and Czech and Slovak prisoners of war--the Legion--became a pawn in an international game of power and deceit. The Legion's detour through Siberia became the greatest human interest story of the war, chronicled weekly in the New York Times and New York Herald. Over half of the Legion's troops lost their lives as the evacuation of Czech and Slovak POWs through Vladivostok precipitated the murder of the Russian Royal family and forced the Legion to act as protectors of the Russian Treasury and the Trans-Siberian Railway while the White and Red armies battled. For political purposes, tales of the Legion's odyssey…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 3/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Prologue
Epilogue
Chapter Notes
Bibliography
Index