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Orld War I as a way to force Germany to recommit military forces there from a story I read in the late 1970s in a local paper about an lderly gentleman in Detroit whom mention was made of as having served In Northern Russia With The US Army Northern Russia with the US Army 1919 I never forgot that newspaper story And so when I became aware of this book I was determined to read it And I m glad I did because I learned so much For *instance who knew that in addition to the US and Britain *who knew that in addition to the US and Britain Canadian and some Chinese military forces were involved in military *Actions Against Bolshevik Forces In *against Bolshevik forces in Russia in 1918 1919I highly recommend THE POLAR BEAR EXPEDITION The Heroes of America s Forgotten Invasion of Russia 1918 1919 for anyone interested in learning about a long overlooked chapter of US history that can provide valuable lessons for policymakers academics US civilian and military leaders and the general public as to the need as stated by the White House to deploy military forces in any part of the world identified as vital to US security interests James Carl Nelson xhaustively researched his book about a little known invasion of Russia in the last months of WWI In 1919 5000 US soldiers largely from Michigan found themselves 500 miles north of Moscow in combat against the newly formed Soviet Union s Red Army Their nemies The Red Army bloody battle wounds with insufficient medical resources and sub arctic temperatures For a year most of these soldiers survived despite all odds against themAccounts from many of the survivors grace the back of the book Diaries and periodical articles outline survival stories battles imprisonment starvation and ven a weddingWritten as a tribute to their heroism the author mphasizes not just their plight A decade later a contingent of veterans ventured to find the remains of the 200 who had died Once returned to Michigan 50 of the recovered bodies were buried A massive marble statue guards their graves A polar bearBravery against all odds should be remembered and honored Thank you Mr NelsonMy thanks to William Morris an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers for the advance review copy last October while on vacation we visited a Museum in Houghton MI there I found an Conflict in Blood exhibitionmost of the pictures in the book were in the displays on the Polar Bears most of whom were recruited in Northern MI Instead of going to the Western front these american Soldiers were sent to Archangel to support the BritishFrench troops to try to overthrow the Bolsheviks government A decent book on a not well known both President s Nixon and Reagan didn t know about them while making speeches American involvement I give it 5 Stars because it is meticulous in its research It is a detailed day to day chronicle of a small but sadvent in American history Not necessarily a page turner but worth reading for if you have an interest in lessons history gives us about foreign wars It s a good book for a person who is new to this part of WWI history A lot of stories of individual soldiers while at the same time giving a good overview of the situation in Russia in 1918 Blinding ice and snow sentries suffered from frostbite while guarding against nearly invisible Bolos camouflaged by their white uniforms Before the Polar Bears' withdrawal in July 1919 than 200 perished from battle accidents and the Spanish fluBut the Polar Bears' story does not nd there Ten years later a contingent of veterans returned to Russia to recover the remains of than 100 of their fallen comrades and lay them to rest in Michigan where a monument honoring their service still stands a massive marble polar bear guarding a cross that marks the grave of a fallen soldier The Polar Bear Expedition includes 25 black and white images throughout. This is an odd footnote of the Great War There is a monument to these men a few miles from where I grew up I also have vague memories of *MY FATHER TELLING ME ABOUT THE *father telling me about the Bears and their ffort to keep Russia white After the fall of the Czarist Russia the US 339th Infantry Regiment was sent to Archangel a port 600 miles North of Moscow Their mission was to guard munitions stores so that they did not fall into the hands of the Germans These were men from Middle America and Detroit They were called the Polar Bears High command selected men from northern United State because they thought that they would be better suited to handle the cold Somehow these Americans found themselves under British Command and fighting the Bolsheviks The strange thing is after the ar Histories of wars are bound by threads of injustice bureaucratic bungling collateral damage cowardice and hubris all of which led to meaningless death mostly of youth This The Crucified Ones: Calling Forth the End-Time Remnant episodic piece about a little known WWI invasion of Russia from the north by the Allies unfortunately fits suarely into this horrible tradition It consisted of about 5000 Americans and soldiers from England Scotland France Slavic nations and White Russian Cossacks whonlisted locals It was decided to open this front late in the war after the Russian Bolsheviks pulled out of fighting the Germans on the Eastern Front Imagine what it must have been like a young boy Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series) enlisted and trained to fight the Huns and then at the last minute being rerouted to Archangel Russia to fight Bolos in the Russian winter With James Carl Nelson s account you don t have to use your mind syeThe battle line fanned out some 200 miles in an arc from the southwest to the southeast of Archangel There were two major obstacles the first and most important being no clear strategic plan just a vague unrealistic notion of some invasion of Moscowwith a few thousand troops To make it worse fighting went well into 1919 long after the signed armistice Second there was the weather which not only wore them down but affected their weapons Nelson s attention to detail how Logic, Labels, And Flesh each small American group fought often with names and descriptions of death of individual soldiers Most were from Michigan but soldiers from northern states from Nebraska to New Jersey served This would be a good book for people who like to read about the details of military combat andspecially for family members of the people whose stories fill the bookTo be a complete history the story should include about the Bolos Nelson does share an anecdote of how Leon Trotsky "as Minister of War in the new government directed forces out "Minister of War in the new government directed forces out a railroad car to be closer to the action He also mentions how White Russian Cossacks fought alongside the Allied forces and how many of the locals were sympathetic to any forces opposing the Bolos That s about it They become this amorphous presence the source of many tragic bullets and mortars occasional bodies strewn on the battle sites but not individuals Not anything really Only about the good guys I understand for Dialogue: Relationships in Graphic Design example why a work of fiction like Karl Marlan. Anxtraordinary lost chapter in the history of World War I the story of America's year long invasion of Russia in which a contingency of brave soldiers fought the Red Army and brutal conditions during the fall and winter of 1918 1919In August 1918 the 339th regiment of the US Army roughly 5000 soldiers most hailing from Michigan sailed for Europe to fight in World War I But instead of the Western Front these troops were headed to Archangel Russia a vital port city 1000 miles northeast of Moscow There in the frozen subarctic amid the chaos of the Russian Civil War one of the most The Originality of the Avant-Garde and Other Modernist Myths extraordinarypisodes of American history unfoldedThe American No. ,


Tes Matterhorn with a point of view would portray the Modeling and Analysis of Communicating Systems enemy as an amorphous threat Ixpect from a history there has to be some acknowledgment and xplanation about the motivations of the opposing sideTake my rating and thoughts with a grain of salt I can understand why people would rate it highly it s just not for the casual reader of history who has little grounding in this ra For them and me a nice article would have been The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth enough 25To be honest here I don t really remember reading this book I finished it a long time ago but remember these were right as the pandemic started so that s the reason I haven t updated my book status in a while It wasn t that fun that is all I remember about it This is anxcellent book that gives a thorough feel for what it was like for young American soldiers fighting the Bolsheviks in northern Russia in 1918 1919 They ndured nvironmental hardships difficult to imagine suffered because of inadeuate clothing and food and fought under dubious British command and without a defined campaign goal In addition they continued faithfully for 8 months AFTER the Great War officially In Deeper ended What they witnessed of anmerging communist ideology and the life of the peasants living under Bolshevik rule would shape them for the rest of their livesI found the comments of several returned prisoners at the Personlighetspsykiatri end of the book to be poignant for today s social and political milieuThey re not making Bolsheviks of any American prisoners They try to preach Bolshevism to us but it don t go They take men who ve got brains who ve accomplished something by ability and work and reduce them to the lowest level Who s gonna stand for that They re a bunch of thieves and robbers The leaders are preaching thatveryone ought to have the same amount of money but Audiology every leader has a pile of rubles stuck away that would knock yourye out All the honest ones want to get out of Russia as soon as possible They all want to go *TO AMERICA IF AMERICA EVER WENT BOLSHEVIK LIKE MOSCOW *America If America ver went Bolshevik like Moscow d make myself a lone hand to stand against themIt is asy to mislead a country when its people do not know history and have lived long amid Financial Modeling and Valuation: A Practical Guide to Investment Banking and Private Equity ease andxcess I ve always wanted to know about this xpedition of American troops fighting in Russia against the Bolsheviks AFTER World War One was over Wilson put our troops over there under British command and they spread them out It has erie similarities to Vietnam Men always outnumbered in strange terrain without any coherent notion of why they were fighting uagmire This book was well researched and has a lot of interesting stories Lots of battle xplanations so beware if you don t like that Good book As someone who grew up in the
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US I gained some awareness of the Polar Bear Expedition of 1918 19 in which a US Army regiment was sent to Northern Russia in the summer of 1918 ostensibly to guard stores of Allied military uipment at the port of Archangel but was later used in battle against the Bolsheviks as part of a larger Allied ie British scheme to overthrow the Bolshevik government in Moscow and bring Russia back into Rth Russia Expeditionary Force self dubbed The Polar Bear Expedition was sent to fight the Red Army and aid anti Bolshevik forces in hopes of re opening the Eastern Front against Germany On the 100th anniversary of the campaign award winning historian James Carl Nelson recreates this harrowing dramatic military operation in which Americans and Bolsheviks fought a series of pitched battles throughout a punishing fall and winterAs the Great War officially Strange Visitors ended in November 1918 American troops continued to battle the Red Army and anually formidable nemy General Winter Subzero temperatures made machine guns and light artillery inoperable In the. ,

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    James Carl Nelson º 4 Read & Download review í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º James Carl Nelson Free read The Polar Bear Expedition I give it 5 Stars because it is meticulous in its research It is a detailed day to day chronicle of a small but sad event in American history Not necessarily a page turner but worth reading for if you have an interest in lessons history gives us about foreign wars

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    James Carl Nelson º 4 Read & Download E–book The Polar Bear Expedition I've always wanted to know about this expedition of American troops fighting in Russia against the Bolsheviks AFTER World War One was over Wilson put our troops over there under British command and they spread them out It has eerie similarities to Vietnam Men always outnumbered in strange terrain without any coherent notion of why they were fighting uagmire This book was well researched and has a lot of interesting stories Lots

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    E–book The Polar Bear Expedition James Carl Nelson º 4 Read & Download review í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º James Carl Nelson It's a good book for a person who is new to this part of WWI history A lot of stories of individual soldiers while at the same time giving a good overview of the situation in Russia in 1918 19

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