World Battlefronts: Shadow of History

If the German line bursts (see above), Russia may well relive the bloody and spectacular 1920 March on Warsaw.

In 1919, Poland's Strong Man Josef Pilsudski sent a motley army into agonized Russia. By spring of 1920, the Poles watered their horses in the Dnieper. That May the Reds struck back.

In White Russia the young, ragged Red Army's prodigy, 28-year-old Mikhail Tukhachevsky, met the Poles. In the Ukraine, Semion Budenny's Cossacks counterattacked. By August, the Red horsemen were at Lwow's gates, Tukhachevsky at Warsaw's.

But worried France helped Pilsudski, an expected Polish revolution did...

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