The Russian Expeditionary Force in France and Macedonia, 1916-1918
13 May

In 1916-1917 Russian Empire sent about 40,000 soldiers to fight with the French army in France and Salonika. After the revolution of 1917, the soldiers refused to fight and found themselves trapped in the Western front. This talk explores this not so well-known page of the Entente history.

Sofya Aniisimova is a PhD Candidate at the University of St Andrews, and Visiting fellow at the Institute of Historical Research in Bloomsbury. Her areas of speciality are: coalition military strategy of the Entente, Russian Front, Russian Expeditionary Force, plus social and cultural history of the Russian Imperial army during the Great War and its aftermath.


Glasite Hall, King Street, Dundee
13 May 2023 14:00