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  The Red Army
Leon Trotsky, the Commissar of War, was appointed the head of the Red Army on 13th March, 1918.
In November, 1939, the Red Army invaded Finland.
In case of forced retreat of Red Army units, all rolling stock must be evacuated, the enemy must not be left a single engine, a single railway truck, not a single pound of grain or gallon of fuel.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /RUSred.htm   (5205 words)

  Red Army at AllExperts
This organization became the army of the Soviet Union after the establishment of the USSR in 1922, and eventually grew to form the largest army in the world from the 1940s until the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991.
The early Red Army abandoned the institution of a professional officer corps as a "heritage of tsarism" in the course of the Revolution.
In 1945 the Red Army adopted the Siminov SKS, a semi-automatic 7.62x39mm carbine.
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  Red Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This organization became the army of the Soviet Union after the establishment of the USSR in 1922, and eventually grew to form the largest army in the world from the 1940s to the early 1990s.
The early Red Army abandoned the institution of a professional officer corps as a "heritage of tsarism" in the course of the Revolution.
In 1945 the Red Army adopted the Siminov SKS, a semi-automatic 7.62x39mm carbine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Army   (4943 words)

 Wikinfo | Red Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Red Army is short for Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, (Рабоче-Крестьянская Красная Армия - Raboche-Krest'yanskaya Krasnaya Armiya in Russian), the armed forces organised by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918.
Every unit of the Red Army was assigned a political commissar, or politruk, who was given the authority to override unit commanders' decisions which were in opposition to the principles of the Communist Party.
Red Army soldiers captured by the Nazi armies were frequently shot in the field, or shipped to concentration camps and executed as a part of the Holocaust.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Red_Army   (1457 words)

 People's Liberation Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The People's Liberation Army's insignia consists of a round device with a design of a red star bearing the Chinese characters for August 1 (八一, pinyin: bā yī), which was the anniversary of the 1927 Nanchang Uprising, surrounded by wheat ears and cog wheels.
The People's Liberation Army was founded on August 1, 1927 during the Nanchang Uprising when troops of the Kuomintang rebelled under the leadership of Zhu De and Zhou Enlai at the end of the first Kuomintang-Communist alliance, a fallout which developed into the Chinese Civil War.
During the Second Sino-Japanese War from 1937 to 1945, the Red Army was nominally integrated into the Chinese national army forming the Eighth Route Army and the New Fourth Army units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/People's_Liberation_Army   (4098 words)

 Red Army
The revolutionary army that helped the communists under Mao Zedong win power in China in 1949 was also popularly known as the Red Army.
The early campaigns of the Red Army were marked by incompetence, and it suffered a number of humiliating defeats, notably in the Soviet–Polish war of 1920.
The deficiencies of the Red Army were shown up in the Finnish ‘Winter War’ of 1939 to 1940, when the small, tenacious, and mobile Finnish Army inflicted early defeats on the invading force.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0011685.html   (436 words)

 Red Army Studies, Article 0411030   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
To understand the Red Army of the Second World War, it is first necessary to understand the intellectual origins of its wartime doctrine, formed in the 1920s and 1930s by a host of prominent Soviet military thinkers.
Combined with the hasty expansion of the Red Army in the years prior to the war, the 43,000 officers that were either killed, imprisoned, or dismissed created an extreme shortage of trained officers, especially in the upper ranks.
Luckily for the Soviets, the tank army organization was sufficient to overcome the resistance of the sparsely deployed Rumanian units on the flanks of Sixth Army and Fourth Panzer Army along the approaches to Stalingrad.
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 Lone Sentry: Red Army Guards (U.S. WWII Intelligence Bulletin, March 1946)
These Red Guards were absorbed into the Red Army early in 1918 and lost their separate identity.
This establishment of Red Army Guards units occurred at a time when the Soviet Government was endeavoring to counteract the effects of initial reverses by associating its defensive war with all the greatest days and traditions of Russia's military past.
An important distinction in the Red Army is possession of the Red Banner, which is awarded to units for outstanding bravery and remains perpetually with the unit regardless of changes in the name or number of the organization.
www.lonesentry.com /articles/redarmyguards/index.html   (1076 words)

 Under the Red Star - Army Caps
All elements of this cap are the same, with the exception of a fl velvet band with red piping in lieu of the magenta or all red used by the other generals.
The army generals' cap shown here is made of khaki cloth, with band and the saddle form crown piped in red.
Red piping was standardized for all Army officers regardless of branch.
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 ::The Red Army::
The Red Army was Mao’s lifeline during such incidents as the Long March.
The Red Army was formed after Mao had led his followers into the mountains on the Hunan-Jiangxi border.
In 1929, Mao lead the Red Army to southern Jiangxi as the supply of food in Hunan was not large enough for the growing communist population.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /china_red_army.htm   (687 words)

 Red River Army Depot
Red River has many advantages over other depots including newer infrastructure and facilities; a close proximity to Fort Hood, the largest military base in the country; and a central location, which provides timely and efficient logistics support to major Army customers throughout the Continental United States.
The Red River Army Depot (RRAD) is located approximately 18 miles west of Texarkana, Texas, in the northeast corner of Texas in central Bowie County.
The Army is already surging its industrial base capacity with the execution of 12 million direct labor hours (DLH) in fiscal year 2004, and goals of 19 million DLH in fiscal year 2005 and million DLH in fiscal year 2006 at the Army's five maintenance depots.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/red-river.htm   (2765 words)

 RRAD History
Red River Army Depot is carved from 116 East Texas farms and ranches, and had even belonged to the mighty Caddo Indian Nation before that time..
Red River will realize over $100 million of net cost avoidance by the end of the 2006 work year.
Red River is the largest employer in the four states area.
www.redriver.army.mil /hdqtrs2.htm   (393 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Japanese soldier of the Red Army was now on the battle lines of a world struggle to bring about revolution.” This is greatest depth and length with which he explains the organization’s political motivations.
Later that year the leader of the new Red Army was in contact with the leadership of the United States’ Students for a Democratic Society; the JRA spoke of 'The Osaka-Chicago-Tokyo wars” which would be the ”beginning of a new revolutionary era.” The JRA numbered approximately 400, about 150 of whom were core members.
While the Red Army's comrade was released, they had to give up their $300,000 upon landing in Syria, as the Syrian government did not take kindly hostage-taking for money.
www.gjbip.org /jra_br.htm   (3386 words)

 Book reviews: "Red Army" and "Red Phoenix"
In "Red Army" we see a Soviet invasion of West Germany through the eyes of, among others, a general commanding an entire army, a private in the front lines and a staff officer ashamed of his Jewish heritage.
"Red Army" is purportedly an attempt to use this knowledge to shed new, sympathetic light on the thinking of Soviet soldiers.
The pace of "Red Army" is consistently rushed, making the cliches all the more unpalatable to those not addicted to techno-thrillers.
www.trageser.com /books/bookreview-reds.php   (723 words)

 Leon Trotsky: 1920 - How The Revolution Armed/Volume III (The Red Army)
The Red Army is the first armed state force in history which serves to defend the interests of the working people against the exploiters and oppressors.
From this standpoint, the Red Army was a great school of revolutionary discipline: faced with a terrible danger, the Red Army suppressed in its own ranks, and succeeded in suppressing in the country at large, all manifestations of petty-bourgeois, kulak disorderliness, banditism, predatory cupidity and self-seeking.
The formation of the Red Army on broad principles would, however, have been impossible if we had not enlisted many, many thousands of experienced officers of the former Tsarist army, who have done and are doing very great work in the Red Army of the workers and peasants.
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/1920/military/ch96.htm   (837 words)

 American Red Cross
After the Red Cross was reorganized in 1905, state and territorial branches were created and the Red Cross expanded its services to include peacetime emergencies.
Jane A. Delano, the Superintendent of the Army Nurse Corps, was appointed volunteer chairman of this committee.
In 1944, Army and Navy nurses were granted full commissions for the duration of the war and six months thereafter, but the American Red Cross was not relieved of its responsibilities for recruitment for war service until May 1945 when the nurse procurement program was terminated.
www.redcross.org /services/nursing/0,1082,0_389_,00.html   (3221 words)

 Russian Archives Online > The Gallery > The Red Army
The Russian imperial army and navy disintegrated after the outbreak of the Revolution of 1917, so the Council of the People's Commissars created the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army on a voluntary basis.
The Red Army faced the problem of creating a competent and reliable officers' corps, leading Trotsky to mobilize former officers of the imperial army.
After initial setbacks in the war, the army was reorganized, aided by the enormous number of recruits and the vastness of the territory.
www.pbs.org /redfiles/rao/gallery/old/redarmy.html   (832 words)

 Orchestra, Red Army Choir, Red Army Chorus, Red Army Ensemble, Red Army, Kossack Dance, Navy Choir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Orchestra of The Russian Red Army and Navy Ensemble
The Orchestra of The Red Army and Navy Ensemble is unique in its structure, successfully combines people's instrument (domras, bayans), electric instruments (sythesizer, bass-guitar, rhythm-guitar), drums and also wind and brass group.
The artists of the Orchestra of The Red Army and Navy Ensemble are highly professional musicians.
www.red-army.info /content/view/42/79   (265 words)

 The Red Army and The Counter-Revolution
Already the French and English armies are beginning to pass through an experience similar to that of the armies of the Czar, of Kerensky, Wilhelm and Karl.
And just at the time when the armies of the world pillagers are falling to pieces, the Red Army springs into being, first as volunteers, growing little by little, and then expanding by way of compulsory training of workmen and peasants.
We owe this victory to the Red Army which grew by the strength of tens of thousands of the best comrades--workers, who gave and are giving their revolutionary spirit, their energy and their lives for the organization of the Red Army.
www.marxists.org /archive/bukharin/works/1919/redarmy.htm   (724 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Red Army Choir
The Red Army Choir (Choir Aleksandrov) is a performing ensemble that served as the official army choir of the former Soviet Union's Red Army.
In 1993 the Red Army Choir became an item of pop culture by performing together with the Finnish cult band Leningrad Cowboys both in Helsinki, where they performed on the Senate Square in front of 70,000 ecstatic listeners, and in Berlin.
In 1991, The Red Army Choir participated in Roger Waters' The Wall concert celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Red_Army_Choir   (787 words)

 Leon Trotsky: 1921-1923 - How The Revolution Armed/Volume IV (Order No.2458)
If a Red Army man has no service-book, he is to be issued with one immediately, and the required information regarding articles of clothing and weapons issued to him is to be entered in it.
Every Red Army man must know the number of his service-book and the date when it was issued to him, and he must check that the entries in it correspond to actual issues, and, in the event of disparities, must report the fact at once, so that these may be corrected.
Subsequent statements by a Red Army man that he has not received a particular article, although its issue to him is recorded in his service book or individual clothing and equipment record, will not be accepted.
www.marxists.org /archive/trotsky/works/1921-mil/ch37.htm   (618 words)

 Red Army (Soviet) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Red Army (Soviet), also known as the Soviet Army, the army of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1918 through 1992.
The Russian monarchy was overthrown during the Russian Revolution of 1917, and the Russian Empire ceased to exist.
South Caucasus (or Transcaucasia): invasion by Soviet Red Army
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 Dragonball, Z, GT Red Ribbon Army
Red Ribbon Army - first appear in Dragonball trying to find the Dragonballs at the same time as Goku in the earlier parts of the Dragonball series.
Commander Red had said that wish for the Dragonballs so the RR Army would do it, yet he secretly was going to wish to be tall.
When he got to the HQ, Red looked on his dragon radar and saw that he missed a ball where he was.
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 Revolutionary Workers Will Need A Red Army For Red Power
But it is often said that an army is a reactionary thing, or that an army is bound to be used by the party to suppress workers.
A Red Army that is incorporated into the party structure, and led by the party (not all that different from what we are trying to do in our military work, which we describe as steps toward a Red Army) must be drawn from the armed working class – which is loyal to the revolution.
Further, the Red Army, combined with millions of armed workers organized in militias, succeeded in keeping the U.S., and later the Soviets, at bay.
www.plp.org /pl_magazine/redarmy.html   (1157 words)

 The Red Army: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
FRISCO, TX -- The Red Army blasted their way to their seventh victory of the season.
The play was designed to have the weakside defenseman pinch in from the point, look for a pass from an Army teammate, and score.
At times the Red Army defense just could not successfully breakout of their zone or clear the puck.
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