Raj KAJ (scottobear) wrote,
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Roman von Ungern-Sternberg – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_von_Ungern-Sternberg

Ungern formed the volunteer Asiatic Cavalry Division (Russian: Азиатская конная дивизия), a mix of RussiansBuryats,TatarsBashkirsMongols from different tribes, ChineseManchuJapanese,Polish exiles and many others.[9] Ungern’s unit was known as “The Savage Division” (Russian: Дикая дивизия), a term properly referring to the military unit consisting of mountain peoples from the Caucasus or Mongolic Kalmyksin the Russian Imperial Army,[citation needed] which fought in World War I and later, after the Russian Revolution, against Bolsheviks. Ungern reinforced his military station at Dauria, creating a kind of fortress from where his troops launched attacks on Red forces.

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