October Revolution

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October Revolution,

1917, in Russian history: see Russian RevolutionRussian Revolution,
violent upheaval in Russia in 1917 that overthrew the czarist government. Causes

The revolution was the culmination of a long period of repression and unrest.
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On 25th October 1917 the 12th Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters supplied a draft of 66 Ordinary Ranks to their 2/6th Battalion and it is likely that Albert was among this draft.
And so, the timeless appeal of October 1917 seems to have stemmed from the idea of a revolution that was not exclusively political, as in the nineteenth century, but that was for the first time in history a successful social revolution, in contrast to the failure of the Paris Commune.
From October 1917 to the spring of 1921, the Bolsheviks struggled desperately to maintain power as the civil war raged throughout Russia.
They consider such aspects as making sense of October 1917, stages of the revolution, whether it was a coup d'etat or social revolution (by Ernest Mandel), economic power and factory committees, and the legitimacy of the October Revolution.
He showed great bravery at the Battle of Poelcapelle, Belgium, in October 1917.
The Bolsheviks, upon taking power in October 1917, abolished the entire criminal code, including the laws against male homosexuality.
Charles, 25, died of wounds in July 1916, Willie died in October 1917, at 29, and Frederick died aged 19, in November 1918.
Passchendaele in October 1917 and, most tragic of all, her Cousin Reg
On 19-20 October 1917 the largest fleet of what attempted and mostly failed to attack the UK?
38) The final establishment of bourgeois society in Russia was prevented in October 1917.
Grandmother remarried in October 1917 to James French Richardson at St Luke's Church, Wallsend.