The Red Army

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What is the Red Army?

Have you ever wondered what the Red Army was? The Red army was a militia that protected communism. In 1918 to 1920, the red army went from 300,000 to about 5 million people. The militia was created from red guards that defended the communist party. They have a long and interesting history and you might be curious about what they were trying to accomplish.

What is the purpose of the Red Army?

The Red Army's flag and star symbolize the "red" in Red Army. The Red Army is made up of red guards. When the bolsheviks seized power, they established a communist government. This leads to the fact that they defended the communist party. There goal was to defeat the anti communists or the "whites." If they defeated them, they would gain control of Russia.

History of the Red Army

The Red Army was created in 1917 after the Bolshevik Revolution. In 1925 through 1933 the Red Army's communist members increased 49%. A purge in 1937 reduced morale and efficiency. At the end of 1945, demobilization started.

The Red Army

The Red Army has a long history. There purpose was to protect and defend the communist party from the anti communists. They were a enormous force to be reckoned with in the early 1900's. Much like the communist party they were sworn to defend, they are no longer around.
"Red Army | Soviet History." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2015.


"Red Army | Soviet History." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2015.

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