Green armies


Green armies

The Green armies, Green Army (Russian: "Зелёная Армия"), or Greens (Russian: "Зелёные") were armed peasant groups which fought against both the Red Army and the White Army in the Russian Civil War. They fought to protect the communities in which they lived from requisitions or reprisals by either side. They were similar to the clubmen which arose during the English Civil War.

ee also

* Black Guards, an anarchist faction of the Russian Civil War known as the "Black Army"

ources

*cite web
url=http://www.uea.ac.uk/his/webcours/russia/documents/srs-7-19.shtml
title=Socialist-Revolutionary Party appeal to the Bolshevik government, July 1919
publisher=University of East Anglia
accessdate=2008-06-10

* [http://orbat.com/site/history/historical/uk/ops1919-39.html British Military Operations 1919-1939] by Brian Watson. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.


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