RUSSIA: A Red-Letter Day

Nov. 7, 1923, sixth anniversary of the Russian Bolshevik revolution, was celebrated in Moscow by a great review, with tens of thousands of soldiers marching through Red Square. There were brass bands; hundreds of children, on trucks, sang the Internationale as small Italian boys now sing Giovinezza.

According to observers, the equipment, appearance and discipline of the Russian infantry continues to improve and is equal to that of the Polish infantry. But in cavalry and artillery the Red Army is still at a disadvantage compared with their Catholic neighbors to the West....

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