October Revolution

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October Revolution

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(Historical Terms) another name for the Russian Revolution2
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Noun1.October Revolution - the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922October Revolution - the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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The 2/5th Battalion received reinforcements of Ordinary Rank soldiers in August and October 1917 and it is likely that Arnold joined the battalion with one of these batches.
1918 : Second Lt James Rae who had been reported as missing during the Battle of Passchendaele in October 1917 was now presumed to have been killed in action.
The Blessed Mother repeatedly emphasized the need to pray the Rosary every day, to wear the Brown Scapular of Mount Carmel and to perform acts of reparation and sacrifice in all her appearances every 13th of the month from May to October 1917.
This year we celebrate the joining of the rails that occurred on 17 October 1917, connecting Western Australia by rail with the rest of the country and the AdelaideTarcoola re-railing upgrade will continue that legacy of investment in the Trans-Australian Railway, Mr Ramsey said.
Women workers, Two bay, Neptune Shell Shop, October 1917 (TWAM)
Russia 100 years on is expanding its territory, playing a central role in international affairs and interfering in other countries' affairs, but it is far from resolving some of social frictions that led to the October 1917 Revolution.
King George V presented Cpl Davies' 11-year-old son, William John, with his father's VC in October 1917.
Died of wounds received in action 4th October 1917.
The organ of the JSF, the Naye velt (New World), described in October 1917 the growth of antisemitism in America: "Before America joined the war, antisemitism remained hidden .
Nevertheless, he played an active role in that tumultuous year--as a prominent member of the Petrograd Soviet involved in long and arduous tariff negotiations with representatives of the Society of Factory Owners; a key figure in rebuilding the Petrograd Metalworkers' Union and transforming it into a strong national union; finally, after helping establish both the Workers' Militia and the Red Guard, a participant in the Bolshevik seizure of power in October 1917.
However, this analysis far from exhausts all the subtleties surrounding the October 1917 debate within socialist parties.