'The Changes in the Russian Command, September, 1915'. First World War, (c1920). Creator
'The Changes in the Russian Command, September, 1915'. First World War, c1920). '...the Grand Duke Nicholas, appointed Viceroy of the Caucasus and Commander-in-Chief of the Caucasian Army, pointing out positions to the Tsar, the new supreme Commander of the Russian Army and Navy'. Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856-1929) was commander of the Russian armed forces until his cousin, Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918), removed him and took personal command after the Great Retreat (a strategic withdrawal from the Galicia-Poland salient). From "The Great World War - A History" Volume IV, edited by Frank A Mumby. [The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, c1920]
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The Czar, taken among the workmen at the great Putiloff Munition and Engineering Works, 1914. Artist: Unknown
A photograph of the Czar, taken among the workmen at the great Putiloff Munition and Engineering Works at Petrograd, c1914. Tsar Nicholas II (1868?1918) visits the Putilov Works in Petrograd. Despite being one of the largest factories of its kind, the Putilov Works managed to go bankrupt during the war. From 'The Manchester Guardian: History of the War', Vol. II.-1914-15., 1915.
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Room where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were executed, Yekaterinburg, Russia, July 17 1918. Artist: Unknown
The room where Tsar Nicholas II, his family and attendants were executed, Yekaterinburg, Siberia, Russia, July 17 1918. Compelled to abdicate in the wake of the February Revolution, Nicholas and the Royal family were exiled to Siberia. They were murdered by their Bolshevik guards at Yekaterinburg on 17 July 1918.
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