Canada’s Siberian Expedition

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The virtual exhibition and digital collection Canada’s Siberian Expedition has been created by the University of Victoria, British Columbia. The collection is concerned with a part of the attempts of the Allied countries between 1917 and 1920 to intervene in Russia against the Bolshevik who had gained power during the Russian Revolution. The Canadian Expeditionary Forces with 4,200 soldiers landed in Vladivostok. The Canadian stayed there, but they made reconnaissance voyages to Omsk and into China. The digital collection consists mainly of some 2,400 photographs. There is an interactive map. Educational resources have been provided for teachers. You can also consult an online journal dedicated to the history of this expedition at the accompanying blog. The website can be viewed in English, French and Russian.

Canada’s Siberian Expedition

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