In 1919, the Baltic was in ferment. The Red Army struggled to take over the nascent Baltic States; Finland was in revolt; German armies, attempting to conquer a realm in the east to compensate for defeat in the west, rampaged through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. As White armies marched on revolutionary Petrograd, the new governments of the Baltic states appealed desperately to the Allies for assistance. . Cowan was given no clear instructions from the British Admiralty as to what he was expected to achieve, and, as ...

Freeing the Baltic 2009, Birlinn Publishers, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781843410010

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