Lenin On The Train

Author: Catherine Merridale
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141979933
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THE TIMES, THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND ECONOMIST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016 'Twice I missed my stop on the Tube reading this book... this is a jewel among histories' David Aaronovitch, The Times 'The suberb, funny, fascinating story of Lenin's ...


Author: Robert Service
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330476335
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From Levashevo they took a train to Udelnaya and stayed overnight in the home
of Finnish factory worker Emil Kalske, who lived half a mile from the station. Next
day Lenin was given a stoker's clothes to put on, and in the evening he joined
train no. 293 driven by Hugo Jalava across the RussoFinnish border bound for
Terijoki. Accompanying him were Shotman, Rahja and a third Finn, Pekka
Parviainen. Jalava played out a charade with Rahja: 'Where are you going at
such a time?

Lenin Lives

Author: Nina Tumarkin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674524316
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So agit-trains and agit-ships moved through the countryside as representatives of
the new regime. The first of these was a train dispatched from Moscow under the
auspices of the All-Union Central Executive Committee in mid- August 1918. It
was called the Lenin Train. Bearing on its roof the slogan "Workers of the World,
Unite," it was entirely covered with frescoes depicting heroic workers and soldiers
. It was the first of several trains that went to the front laden with books, brochures,

The Russian Revolution

Author: Sean McMeekin
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 178283379X
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We also know, from German records, that the Russian delegation “missed its
connection in Frankfurt,” necessitating a long stopover there in between trains;
that a fourth German “officer in civilian clothes” visited Lenin's train car while it
passed through Berlin; that the train stopped there for twenty hours and was
resupplied with food and fresh milk; and that this second delay later forced the
Russians to spend an entire night in a German hotel in Sassnitz, while waiting for
the next ferry to ...


Author: Helen Rappaport
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465021077
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They weren't given his name but they guessed that it was Lenin. A coded
message finally came announcing the time Lenin's train would arrive at Åbo;
meanwhile, Borg arranged him a berth on the Bore I, one of two ships belonging
to the Bore Steamship Company that regularly plied the FinlandSweden route.
That night, Walter Borg's two young sons, who were also active in the
underground, were sent off to the station to look for a man in a heavy coat with an
astrakhan collar and hat ...

Military Trains And Railways

Author: Jean-Denis Lepage
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476667608
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6 Comrad Lenin. Right, top: Armored locomotive Train No. 6 Lenin. Right, middle:
Train No. 98 “Soviet Russia.” This train included a locomotive and two identical
armored artillery cars armed with a 107 mm gun (left) and one 76.2 mm Model
1902 (right) both placed in rotating turrets, and one machine gun housed in the
top turret on the roof. The inscription reads: “First Armor-Turreted Train, Soviet
Russia.” Right, bottom: Red Hurricane Train. Train No. 96 “Red Hurricane” was
built at ...