Essays Tagged: "Red Army"

Russian Imperial Army--Synopsis of all Reforms from 1850s-1914. As covered in Menning's "Bayonet's Before Bullets"

4 (The outbreak of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution that ended the "Imperial Army" and spawned the "Red Army."Answer:As the nations of Europe edged closer and closer to what was an inevitable conflict ... tually taken place--the first was the lack of modern planning to accompany the modern tactics. Compared to the other European powers, Russia's mobilization process, self-admittedly in dire need of ref ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analysis on Article 'The Long March' and link to poems of Peter Skrznecki

blished: Australian Left Review, 1984Text Type: ArticleSource: LibrarySummaryIn October 1934 90,000 Red Army soldiers were forced to begin a journey that would be revered worldwide. While retreating f ... at would be revered worldwide. While retreating from SE China the Kuomintang began to pursue by the Red Army. While travelling and fighting this legion of men marched through 18,000 km of some of the ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Movie anaylsis of Enemy at the Gates and historical context of Stalingrad.

s command of the Soviet forces at Stalingrad. Looking for an example to boost the confidence of the Red Army, Kruschev calls upon political officer Danilov. Davilov, who was saved earlier by Vassili, ... which is real life Russian sniper Vassili Zaitsev. "Zaitsev was the most renowned Russian sniper, credited with 149 German kills during World War II. He fought at Stalingrad and became director of an ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The long march - chinese history

What actually happened in the long march?On 16 October 1934 87,000 soldiers of the red army retreated from the jiangxi soviet, planned by Otto Braun. Otto Braun's plan was to bring lo ... n 9 january, 1935, Otto Braun was suspended at the zunyi conference and the miiltary control of the red army was given back to mao and Zhu De.Under the control mao and Zhu de, the red army took a new ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Evaluate the ways in which Khrushchev tried to ease tension after the Hungarian Revolution.

After the Soviet Red Army repressed the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, Khrushchev made many attempts relating to what ... er termed "peaceful coexistence". His efforts to ease tension between the USSR and US can be considered successful, for it was the first time a Soviet leader initiated cooperation, admitted past mista ... R, the period after the Hungarian Revolution can be argued as a successful attempt by Khrushchev to reduce tension and improve relations with the United States.

(2 pages) 29 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Soviet Domination of Eastern Europe, Cold War

were in favor of democratic freedom for the liberated nations of Eastern Europe, however Stalin feared this would lead to traditional anti-Soviet attitudes if they were allowed free elections and he ... titudes if they were allowed free elections and he therefore was against the plans of the West. The Red Army proceeded to install pro-Soviet governing regimes in Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Who was responsible for the beginning of the Cold War, US or USSR?

st that he wanted to spread communism, but instead he wanted to take advantage of the fact that the Red Army had control of Eastern Europe after the defeat of Germany, and only create a sphere of infl ... n't be reparations. This last fact was a source of conflict because the Soviet Union had been shattered by war and wanted something in return.The last action made by the US that threatened Stalin was ...

(1 pages) 67 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Evaluate the role of nationalism, as a contributing factor to Russia's success in the Great Patriotic War

arbarossa, nearly succeeded in breaking the Soviet Union in the months that followed. Caught unprepared, the Soviet forces lost whole armies and vast quantities of equipment to the German onslaught in ... ands of partisans, and difficulties in maintaining overextended supply lines. At the same time, the Red Army, after recovering from the initial blow, launched its first counterattacks against the inva ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Causes for the Russian Civil War

uch, 370 seats. However, when the assembly was scheduled to start meeting, Lenin saw to it that the Red army had it closed, and "silenced" anyone who complained. The Bolsheviks represented a minority ... istribution of food and arms in a period of civil unrest. Having such power the Czechs defeated the Reds in most of Siberia and gave help to their white opponents. The second reason for which the Czec ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The USSR and "sovietization" and how this expanded into the Eastern Europe.

policy towards Europe, like USSR's search for security.Towards the end of World War Two, the Soviet Red Army swept through Eastern Europe as they liberated them from the Nazis. However, the Red Army n ... n later on, making it easier for him to exert the Soviet sphere of influence as the presence of the Red Army gave local communist parties a lot of support. These communist parties then went on to win ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Why did Lenin and Trotsky win the Russian civil war?

Key points of essay; (for revision purposes)1. Trotsky and the red army2. Weakness of the White armies3. War Communism4. Attitude of the peasants5. Propaganda6. Re ... walJuring the Russian civil war Leon Trotsky played a major role. He was commander and chief of the red army, which fought on the side of the communists. As a much experienced and brave commander he w ... ase of this happened in Petrograd were the white armies came within a mile of the city.Although the red army was completely out numbered they successfully defended the city while being spurred on by t ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Soviet control of East Europe.

luenced by the international relation and situation between the USSR and the West including the US. Red army has stayed in those countries and Stalin concerned about the security of the USSR. The USSR ... Doctrine that's issued in late 1968, meaning the USSR was willing to take action when it felt unsecured within its sphere of influence. Another example is in 1980 when polish industrial workers, led b ...

(3 pages) 40 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Stalingrad: The battle and how I believe it was the MOST important battle of World War II.

battle ensued that became one of the greatest victories in war history. The Germans were met by the Red Army at Stalingrad, a city where the fate of the world was decided. The Battle of Stalingrad was ... s decided. The Battle of Stalingrad was perhaps the bloodiest conflict in history. The Soviets suffered a million fatalities, which was more than the western Allies lost during the whole Second World ...

(6 pages) 63 3 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Why did Communism and the Soviet Union collapse by 1991?

and third world countries. The Soviet leader Gorbachev with his new political thinking. Over 15,000 Red Army soldiers were killed in the war, which cost $8 billion per annum lasting over 10 years. Gor ... productive and responsive. He recognized that in order to achieve this, military spending had to be reduced. This could be done only if arms limitation talks with the USA were reopened. Arms agreement ...

(2 pages) 55 1 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent were soviet policies responsible for the outbreak and development of the cold war between 1945, 1949?

ormer Italian colonies in Africa, disabled USA and allies access in areas of Europe occupied by the Red Army, moved the frontier of the USSR westwards and gave Poland lands that the allies didn't agre ... ny (1949), all these countries went through a different process, but the results were the same. The Red Army retained a presence in much of Eastern Europe during and after this process. A 'communist z ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Assess the significance of the Battle of Britain in turning the tide of war against Germany in the period to the end of 1942

this point. Yet before the Battle of Britain Germany is the only victorious side.When war was declared in 1939 and Hitler had ordered the invasion of Poland the Allies were unable to stop him, and wi ... within a matter of weeks. In the aftermath of the Polish defeat the French and British armies prepared for an extended struggle with Germany, who now planned for an Offensive on the Western front - t ...

(6 pages) 21 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Bolshevik Army Success

e White Army through a series of organized war strategies and prevailing character. The Bolshevik's Red Army had sustained their morale and determination through wide spread public support. Their adva ... e thousands of posters were readily accepted by the people and had strengthened the support for the Red Army. However, the members within the Bolshevik party also were truly committed to their cause. ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An essay addressing the inaccuracy of the movie "Enemy at the Gates".

aitsev into their propaganda that eventually lead to the defeat of Germany in Stalingrad because of Red army troops with high morale. This basic idea of the story is true, but the other aspects the mo ... le in Stalingrad was a slaughter on the Russian Side. However, Vassili, one of the survivors of the Red Army, managed to snipe a general and numerous other German soldiers while hiding under a dead bo ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why were Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party able to gain control of China in the years 1937-49?

ttracted to CCP rule because the land was distributed fairly and people gave them self-respect. The red army protected communists, peasants liked the interest free loans and rents were reduced.CCP pop ... o take control of more land. In 1937-1940 Communists controlled a lot of north China and began 'Hundred Regiments Battle.' They attacked Japan's railway communications in the North and stopped Japanes ...

(4 pages) 47 1 3.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Lenin a realist?

Question: "Lenin was a realist who was prepared to change his policies in order to save the Bolshevik revolution"DiscussLenin changed his polici ... r.Russia since 1914 had been involved in conflict one after another. They had torn the economy to shreds and the country was starving. Lenin, during the civil war between the Reds and the whites, intr ... il war between the Reds and the whites, introduced War communism which aimed to feed and supply the Red Army. This involved nationalization of private companies and confiscation of private land. Worke ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History