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*General Eoukomsky. one of Russia’s most brilliant military leaders under the old regime, was. at the outbreak of the World War, appointed Secretary of the War Office: I from the Summer of 1915 until April, 1910, lie was Assistat Minister of War. After active service at the front, he became Chief of Staff of the Ninth Army and later Director of Military Operations attached to Military Headquarters. After the first revolution he was Commander of the First Army Corps and Chie of Staff for General Brousilov and General Kornilov. Arrested after the latter’s “revolt” against the Provisional Government, he escaped in December, 1917, and fled to the Don, where during the period of civil war, he was Chief of Staff of the Volunteer Army and later under General Denikin War Minister. During General Wrangel’s anti-Bolshevist activities he served as the latter’s representative before the Interallied High Commission to Constantinople. Being himself an exile from Russia and in intimate touch with other exiles in almost every capital of Europe, General Loukomsky has had exceptional opportunity to study the whole question of Russian political emigration from a broad, historical angle.
General A. Loukomsky*; Emigration From Soviet Russia. Current History 1 August 1924; 20 (5): 787–791. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.1922.214.171.1247
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