As the guns fell silent on the Western front of World War I on November 11, 1918, civil war in Russia blazed on. The White Russian army supporting the Tsar was still fighting the Bolsheviks, particularly in the north of Russia, and the Royal Navy sent a squadron of ships in support of the White Russians, while British troops fought against the Bolsheviks on land. Murmansk and Archangel became British enclaves as soldiers and sailors fought a valiant but doomed war against the Bolsheviks. Michael Wilson tells the story of the Royal Navy's part in this little-known war.
"All potential readers will learn something from this excellent and well-illustrated account."—Navy News