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VINING (Major L.E., RE) Held by the Bolsheviks: The Diary of a British Officer in Russia, 1919-1920. 1st Ed., x+281pp., portrait frontis., 10 photos. Saint Catherine Press. 1924  #54383
[HLMainPic] Experiences of a Royal Engineer duriing the Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War, from leaving Glasgow in March 1919, journey to Russia, service with British Military Mission to the White Russians in Siberia until captured by Bolsheviks in Jan. 1920 & subsequent captivity. A fellow PoW was Capt. Brian Horrocks MC, the WW2 corps commander. Orig. green cloth, somewaht rubbed & worn but overall sound, near VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £145

     




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