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The Ice Crossing: Operations After October

  • Evan Mawdsley
Part of the Studies in Russian and East European History book series (SREEHS)

Abstract

The war at sea was on a limited scale after Moon Sound. In mid-October the Germans sent a dreadnought and a cruiser to shell the 12th Army’s coastal flank from the Gulf of Riga, but this was only a demonstration. Admiral Schmidt’s Task Force was disbanded on 21 October and his ships sent to the North Sea. The Russians for their part kept up a few patrols (losing the destroyer Bditel’ny in the process), but by mid-December the Baltic Fleet was frozen into its bases.1 As part of the armistice of 5 December a demarcation line was drawn across the Baltic from Sweden to Vorms Island; on the German side were Ezel’, Dago, Moon, and the western half of the Gulf of Riga.

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Notes

  1. 2.
    L. S. Gaponenko (ed.), Oktiabr’skaia revoliutsiia i armiia: 25 oktiabria 1917 g. — mart 1918 g.: Sbornik dokumentov (M, 1973 ), 394.Google Scholar
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    D. Fedotoff White, The Growth of the Red Army (Princeton, 1944), 72; Lukin, 3f; Rengarten, ‘Oktiabr’skaia revoliutsiia’, 51.Google Scholar

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