UK, French and American Troops Take Control of Archangel During the Russian Civil War – 2 August 1918

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 2 August 1918, troops from the UK, France and the USA seized control of Archangel, in an attempt to help the White Forces defeat Lenin’s communist revolution in the Russian Civil War.

Here is a dramatic newspaper story from August 1918 that reports on the occupation of Archangel by the Allied troops.

historical newspaper reports on UK, French and American Troops Take Contyrol of Archangel

Derby Daily Telegraph – Thursday 29 August 1918

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