At a war council held with senior commanders and the czar in April 1916, Russian General Aleksei Brusilov presented a plan to the Stavka (the Russian high command), proposing a massive offensive by his Southwestern Front against the Austro-Hungarian forces in Galicia.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_deception
Kerensky replaced Aleksei Brusilov with Lavr Kornilov as Commander-in-Chief of the Army (19 July 1917). Kornilov attempted to set up a military dictatorship by staging a coup ( 10 September [ O.S. 27 August] 1917).
Professor Mesut Uyar, review of Austro-Hungarian War Aims in the Balkans during World War I, (review no. 1846) DOI: 10.14296/RiH/2014/1846. Date accessed: 22 November, 2023. General Ludendorff, My War Memories 1914–1918 (2nd edition, London), vol. 1, p. 241.
At a war council held with senior commanders and the czar in April 1916, Russian General Aleksei Brusilov presented a plan to the Stavka (the Russian high command), proposing a massive offensive by his Southwestern Front against the Austro-Hungarian forces in Galicia.
Orlando Figes, A People's Tragedy, lays out a panorama of Russian society on the eve of the revolution, and then narrates the story of how these social forces are erased so violently.
Orlando Figes provides a general history of the whole Russian revolutionary period, free from the political categories of the Cold War and brought to life the individual human experience of the Revolution - diaries and letters written by people caught up in the events.
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The author does not always appear but favourite sources - Gorky, Dmitrii Os’kin, General Brusilov - speak on his behalf. A consequence of this is that, having carefully selected the voice for a given moment, Figes does not enter into criticism of his sources or present a variety of points of view.
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Trenches at the Siege of Vicksburg 1863 In the New Zealand Wars (1845–1872), the Māori developed elaborate trench and bunker systems as part of fortified areas known as pā, employing them successfully as early as the 1840s to withstand British artillery bombardments.