Kronstadt & Petrograd in 1917
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Published by Mehring Books .
Written in English

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  • History: World,
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  • History

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Open LibraryOL8356984M
ISBN 10092908795X
ISBN 109780929087955

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Kronstadt & Petrograd in Paperback – March 1, by F. F. Raskolnikov (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 6 Author: F. F. Raskolnikov. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raskolʹnikov, F.F. (Fedor Fedorovich), Kronstadt and Petrograd in   Kronstadt and Petrograd in the memoirs of Fyodor Raskolnikov I. The February Revolution II. Revolutionary Kronstadt III. Activity at Kronstadt IV. The April Days V. The Republic of Kronstadt VI. Around the shores of the Gulf of Finland VII. The July Days VIII. In Kerensky's prison IX. On the eve of the October Revolution X. From Feburary to October , the sailors of Kronstadt were at the centre of the revolution which shook the world. Raskolnikov, t was one of their leaders. This is his day-by-day record, from the fall of the tsar to the Bolshevik seizure of power. His pen brings to life the events in the streets if Petrograd and the struggle in the Soviets.

Kronstadt and Petrograd in the memoirs of Fyodor Raskolnikov I. The February Revolution II. Revolutionary Kronstadt III. Activity at Kronstadt IV. The April Days V. The Republic of Kronstadt VI. Around the shores of the Gulf of Finland VII. The July Days VIII. In Kerensky's prison IX. On the eve of the October Revolution X. Kronstadt was, first and foremost, a military fortress guard in the approaches to Petrograd from the sea, and at the same time the principal rear-base of the Baltic Fleet. The civilian population of Kronstadt, a comparatively small number of persons, had always consisted mainly of workers in the Government factories, the docks and the numerous. The sailors, located at the Kronshtadt fortress in the Gulf of Finland overlooking Petrograd (now St. Petersburg), had supported the Bolsheviks in ; their cooperation had been crucial to the success of the October the Civil War, however, they had become disenchanted with the Bolshevik government, which had been unable to provide an adequate food supply to urban. This book is a sequel to Kronstadt and Petrograd in Of the seven items, six are accounts of episodes in the author’s own life. The first describes the meeting of the Constituent Assembly, to which Raskolnikov was a deputy, on January 5 (18)

Kronstadt is a naval base on Kotlin Island in the Gulf of Finland, about 18 miles west of St Petersburg/Petrograd. The sailors there were young and literate. The March Revolution of there had been one of the bloodiest uprisings in Russia, with the sailors massacring hundreds of their officers. The famous cruiser Aurora, which had bombarded the Winter Palace on Octo with its famous shot heard round the world, belonged to the Baltic Fleet based in Kronstadt. It was a rude shock to the Bolsheviks when the red sailors of Kronstadt went into open rebellion in March The Kronstadt sailors of were workers and Bolsheviks. They played a vital role in the October Revolution, together with the workers of nearby Petrograd. But almost the entire Kronstadt garrison volunteered to fight in the ranks of the Red Army during the civil war. Buy Kronstadt and Petrograd in by F. F. Raskolnikov (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.