Battle of Warsaw

The Russian Civil War: The Bolsheviks against the White Movement (12 August 1920)

Historical Map of Russia

In the west, the Soviets had beaten back a Polish invasion of the Ukraine and reached the gates of Warsaw. However, at the 'Miracle at the Vistula', the Poles unexpectedly defeated their overconfident opponents. Still troubled by civil war, the Soviets were forced to sue for peace.

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