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Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under . Posted by

Lenin – the Man, The Myth, The Poster

Welcome to the Revolution Comrades! 100 Years ago today the Bolshevik Guards (directed by one V.I. Lenin) stormed the Winter Palace to topple the post Romanov Interim Government. Good job mobilising the masses and standing up to a really crap regime! 

1930s Soviet propaganda re-enactment of the storming of the Winter Palace

Of course, it tailed off a bit with the subsequent Civil War and the less said about those Soviet Chaps the better (though they were pretty handy against those angry Germans). Dasvidanya Tovarish!

Comrade Kitty, because the internet breaks if you dont post enough cat pictures.

Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under . Posted by

Lenin – the Man, The Myth, The Poster

Welcome to the Revolution Comrades! 100 Years ago today the Bolshevik Guards (directed by one V.I. Lenin) stormed the Winter Palace to topple the post Romanov Interim Government. Good job mobilising the masses a…

The Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under . Posted by

Today is the centennary of the Battle of Beersheba, fought in Syria during the Great War.  In this action the British Egypt Expeditionary Force, comprised on a range of British and Imperial troops (including Australians and New Zealanders) under…

The Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba

Posted on October 31st, 2017 under . Posted by

Today is the centennary of the Battle of Beersheba, fought in Syria during the Great War.  In this action the British Egypt Expeditionary Force, comprised on a range of British and Imperial troops (including Australians and New Zealanders) under…