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408 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
Cloth 1939 | ISBN 9781512811445 | $79.95s | Outside the Americas £64.00
Ebook 2017 | ISBN 9781512815795 | Buy from Combined Academic Publishers £64.00
An Anniversary Collection volume
"The personal narrative of an officer who fought in the Russian Navy during World War I and in Kolchak's army against the Reds, and who was captured by the latter and worked in a Bolshevik government department until 1921, when he escaped via Finland to the United States."—Foreign AffairsThis book is a volume in the Penn Press Anniversary Collection. To mark its 125th anniversary in 2015, the University of Pennsylvania Press rereleased more than 1,100 titles from Penn Press's distinguished backlist from 1899-1999 that had fallen out of print. Spanning an entire century, the Anniversary Collection offers peer-reviewed scholarship in a wide range of subject areas.
Dmitrii Fedotoff White (1889-1950) was an Imperial Russian Navy officer from Saint Petersburg. He fought for the White forces during the Russian Civil War and wrote this book about his experiences. He also fought for the British and in 1921 escaped Russia.