Eastern Front (RSFSR)

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The Eastern Front (Russian: Восточный фронт РККА) was a front of the Red Army during the Russian Civil War, formed on June 13, 1918 and disbanded on January 15, 1920.

Operations[edit]

The armies of the Eastern Front fought in the Middle Volga region, Prikamye and Urals against the Czechoslovak Legion, the People's Army of Komuch, the Siberian Army and the armies of the Russian Eastern Front of Admiral Kolchak. In 1919, it occupied the foothills of the Urals, and then the whole of Siberia.

After mastering Siberia, the Eastern Front was disbanded, except in the homelands of former White Cossack troops (Akmola, Aktobe, Orenburg, Troitsky, Ural), the Eastern Front was preserved until the beginning of 1921.[1]

Composition[edit]

Commanders[edit]

Commander :

Chief of Staff :

  • Nikolai Sollogub (June 26-July 10, 1918),
  • V. F. Tarasov (acting, July 10 – 23, 1918),
  • Parfany Maygur (July 23 – September 27, 1918),
  • Alexander Kolkovsky (28 Sep. 1918 – 3 Apr. 1919),
  • Vilhelm Garf (acting, 3 Apr. – 2 May 1919),
  • Pavel Pavlovich Lebedev (May 2 – July 8, 1919),
  • Vilhelm Garf (9 July 1919 – 15 Jan. 1920).[2]

Members of the Revolutionary Military Council include:

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Smele, Jonathan D. Historical Dictionary of the Russian Civil Wars, 1916-1926. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. p. 357. ISBN 978-1-4422-5281-3.
  2. ^ a b Smele, Jonathan D. Historical Dictionary of the Russian Civil Wars, 1916-1926. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. p. 358. ISBN 978-1-4422-5281-3.