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Vladivostok, Russia

The American cruiser Brooklyn in Vladivostok harbor, Russia in a 1919 Czech Legion photograph. The Legion consisted of Austro-Hungarian Czechs taken prisoner by the Russians, then organized to fight for Czech independence. With peace on the Russian front, they went east to leave Russia from Vladivostok, sometimes fighting their way through the Red Guard defending the Revolution. The Americans, British, and Japanese had forces in the city.
Text, in Czech:
Americký křižník Brooklyn
American cruiser Brooklyn

The American cruiser Brooklyn in Vladivostok harbor, Russia in a 1919 Czech Legion photograph. The Legion consisted of Austro-Hungarian Czechs taken prisoner by the Russians, then organized to fight for Czech independence. With peace on the Russian front, they went east to leave Russia from Vladivostok, sometimes fighting their way through the Red Guard defending the Revolution. The Americans, British, and Japanese had forces in the city.

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Text, in Czech:

Americký křižník Brooklyn



American cruiser Brooklyn

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Russia's primary port on the Pacific coast, Vladivostok. . .

The Czecho-Slovak troops that fought their way ??? traveled across Russia, to get to Vladivostokand transport by Japanese or American ships.

After the Bolshevik Revolution, Japan landed troops in Vladivostokin support of a White Army under Admiral Kolchak. Japanese ships also transported members of the Czech Legion. Japan retained control of Vladivostokuntil 1922.

'The "Graphic," in expressing the hope

that Japanese troops will be able to rescue

the Czecho-Slovaks in Siberia, says - "The

American troops at Vladivostokarrived

none too soon, but they show harmony in

their operations."' - The Argus, Melbourne, August 19, 1918 (http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1410082)

Vladivostok, Russia is a city in Russia.

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Statistics for Vladivostok (1)

Type Statistic
Population 29,000