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June 28, 2019

Exhibition. Hostile Environment: The British in Russia 1918-1919

The Green Howards Museum, Richmond North Yorkshire DL10 4QN United Kingdom

Friday 28 June to Saturday 21 December (entrance included in your museum admission)

Instead of returning home following the 1918 armistice, thousands of British soldiers, including 1300 Green Howards, were deployed to northern Russia.  They were part of a multi-national force tasked with turning the tide of revolution.  We tell the little known story of how Britain played its part in the Russian Civil War, using personal archives from the museum’s collection to explore the complex positioning of ‘red’ versus ‘white’ at a time of enormous global social and political upheaval in the aftermath of the First World War.

The Green Howards Museum, Richmond DL10 4QN  01748 826561 www.greenhowards.org.uk

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