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Leon Trotsky

(1879—1940) Russian revolutionary

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Cdr Mikhail Vasilevich Frunze

Cdr Mikhail Vasilevich Frunze  

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(1885–1925),Soviet politician, military leader, and theorist; founder and ideologue of the Red Army, Soviet military doctrine, and Soviet preparations for total war. A student at St Petersburg ...
Marshal Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevskiy

Marshal Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevskiy  

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(1893–1937),Russian and Soviet commander and military thinker. Born into down-at-heel Russian aristocracy, he graduated with the highest marks ever awarded from the Aleksandrovsk officer training ...
Marshal Vassiliy Sokolovsky

Marshal Vassiliy Sokolovsky  

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(1897–1968),Soviet wartime commander and military thinker, who gave his name to the definitive work Strategy in the 1960s which announced the ‘revolution in military affairs’ brought about by the ...
North Russia intervention force

North Russia intervention force  

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(1918–19),international US, British, French, and Canadian force of all three services inserted into north Russia through Archangel and Murmansk as part of the muddled and unsuccessful intervention in ...
pursuit

pursuit  

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Is the most demanding—and often most neglected—phase of war. Most casualties occur not in the initial clash of arms but when one side breaks and runs. However, once the initial ...
Tito

Tito  

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(1892–1980)Yugoslav Marshal and statesman, Prime Minister (1945–53) and President (1953–80). Born in Croatia, he served in the Austro‐Hungarian army during World War I and was captured by the ...

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