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Author Name:    BOTCHKAREVA, Maria LEVINE, Isaac Don

Title:   Yashka : My Life as Peasant, Officer and Exile. First Edition

Publisher:    Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, New York, 1919, 

Seller ID:   113530

BOTCHKAREVA, Maria. Yashka : My Life as Peasant, Officer and Exile. As set down by Isaac Don Levine. New York : Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, (1919). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-340, + frontispiece (with tissue guard). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, pictorial onlay (portrait of Maria Botchkareva) to front board. Maria Leontievna Bochkareva (1889–1920) was a Russian woman who fought in World War I and formed the Women's Battalion of Death. Contents : Part One— Youth. Introduction. I. My Childhood of Toil. II. Married at Fifteen. III. A Little Happiness. IV. Snared by a Libertine Governor. V. Escape from Exile and Yasha. PartTwo— War. VI. I Enlist by the Grace of the Tsar. VII. Introduced to No Man 's Land. VIII. Wounded and Paralyzed. IX. Eight Hours in German Hands. PartThree— Revolution. X. The Revolution at the Front. XI. I Organize the Batt alion of Death. XII. My Fight Against Committee Rule. XIII. The Battalion at the Front. XIV. An Errand from Kerensky to Kornilov. XV. The Army Becomesa Savage Mob. Part Four— Terror. XVI. Bolshevism on Top. XVII. Facing Leni nb and Trotzky. XVIII. Caught in a Bolshevik Death-Trap. XIX. Saved by a Miracle. XX. Bearing a Message from My People. Slightly cocked, spine sunned,light wear, else very good. 40.00


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