Thin Red Line

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Russian Civil War - Geography and Chronology
... the Poles of the Polish 5th Rifle Division and the pro-Bolshevik Red Latvian riflemen ... Kolchak) and the northwest (under General Yudenich) were successful, forcing the Red Army and its leftist allies back on all three fronts ... In July 1919, the Red Army suffered another reverse after a mass defection of Red Army units in the Crimea to the anarchist Black Army under Nestor ...

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    That’s the down-town frieze,
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    That pallidest of Muses?
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