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white forces

A term used in reporting of intelligence on Warsaw Pact exercises, to denote those units representing opposing forces during such exercises. See also force(s).
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The failure of the White forces to coalesce around a central leader dictated that an outgunned Red Army could pick and choose its battles.
The front line consisted of hundreds of strategic points--centered around high ground and villages--meant to hold the crucial port cities of Archangel and Murmansk, as the white forces of Admiral Kolcheck advanced westward and northward from Siberia.
Cengiz also points out that, in addition to the black and white forces, some reports from the National Intelligence Organization (MyT) make mention of "orange and green forces at work, too.
Ultimately, Imperial Russia and later its champions, the White forces, failed in these efforts and provided an easily exploitable weakness for the Bolsheviks.
The Czechoslovak Legion was the only remaining, effective military force in Russia, and the Allies convinced them to halt their exodus and prop up the White forces of Adm.
Attempts to build up the White Russian forces also proved frustrating to the Americans when they recognized several of the Bolsheviks they had captured only weeks before when they appeared, apparently rehabilitated, as part of the British-trained White forces.
Three months later, on November 30, 1864, a detachment of 12 officers and 300 men of the 102nd joined white forces under General John Foster at Boyd's Landing.
The white forces shot the black prisoners they'd captured and left them for dead.
Additionally, the "cleansing" in the town had been violent; approximately 200 Russian military POWs were executed and 150 Finns were killed by White forces in the space of a few days.
On 9 September 1919, the day of the opening of the offensive against Petrograd, Bermondt-Avalov undertook an attack on the White forces in Latvia; he was pronounced a traitor by Iudenich.
She took part in the war in Russia where Britain aided the White forces against the Bolsheviks.
The Trans-Siberian railroad became the main battleground not only between the Red and White forces, but the loaded eggshells that Graves was warned about.