'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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'HMY Victoria and Albert' and the Russian Imperial Yacht 'Standart' at Cowes, 1909
'HMY Victoria and Albert' and the Russian Imperial Yacht 'Standart' at Cowes, 1909. 'Standart' was built by order of Emperor Alexander III of Russia, and constructed at the Danish shipyard of Burmeister & Wain, being launched in 1895. The yacht is seen here at Cowes when the Russian Imperial family made a visit to England staying on the Isle of Wight for Cowes Week.
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Portrait of Grand Dukes George Alexandrovich of Russia (1871-1899) and Nicholas Aleksandrovich of Ru
Portrait of Grand Dukes George Alexandrovich of Russia (1871-1899) and Nicholas Aleksandrovich of Russia (1868-1918) as Children, 1873. Found in the collection of Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk.
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