Lockhart Plot or Dzerhinskii Plot?

  title={Lockhart Plot or Dzerhinskii Plot?},
  author={R. Debo},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={413 - 439}
  • R. Debo
  • Published 1971
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
The summer of 1918 found Bolshevik fortunes at low ebb. The heady days of November were long past, and the new rulers had to cope with the enormous problems left in the wake of their seizure of power. Russia was in ruins, and the attempt to extricate her from the World War had been only partly successful. The ruinous Peace of Brest-Litovsk had been signed with Imperial Germany in March, but Soviet Russia still found herself drawn inexorably into the vortex of war. Ambitious German generals… Expand
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