RUSSIAN MILITARY HISTORY
This is the 'cover page' for an expanding web site devoted to presentation
of the military history of Russia to include wars, battles, commanders, and
rulers. It features extensive illustrations. Many of the articles on battles
and wars are at "battles". You may
visit our patron. And also to the
museum devoted to the career of Suvorov.
The contents initially will be divided into sections on military museums,
battles, rulers, and great leaders. We have an
extensive web site with several hundred photos of exhibits in the great
Museum of Artillery, Engineers
and Signal troops in St Petersburg.
We have just added a long manuscript on the
Army of Ivan IVand another on the Muscovite
army of the 16th century. The former includes a detailed chronology of
Ivan's campaigns and a description of the siege of Kazan. The first battle is the
article from 11th edition of Encyclopedia Britannica on the battle of Plevna
during the Russo-Turkish war. (see Plevna).
And we have the article on the Russo-Turkish war. We also have the
encyclopedia article on the
Russo-Japanese war. The 1812 campaign in Russia is at
Borodino. Other battles are
Bortenovo, Kulikovo, Kletsh, and we are starting on the
Great Northern War. Tables showing wars
between Russia and many opponents are at ruswar.
The text of A. W. Kinglake's narrative of the battle of the
Alma in the Crimean War is
also on line with maps and illustrations.
Extensive material on the Crimean (Great Eastern) War including Sevastopol,
Balaklava, Alma and Inkerman is on line at Crimea.
For material on Russian history organized by city please go to
For material on Russian fortresses please go to
For material on the uniforms and organization of the Imperial Russian army
please go to Rusarmy.
Material including illustrations on medieval Russian arms and armor is at
armor. And we have an extensive section
on the history of art and architecture
For more material on the history of Russia and Ukraine please go to
page.Please send questions and comments to
Xenophon. Or please take a minute
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