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  • Writer's pictureWilliam Tyler

JW3 Caucasus Course Thursday 11th Nov

World War One unsettles the Region


Our story begins today in 1908

Now enter Germany, stage left 1914

War comes to The Caucasus 1914, specifically Armenia

Battle of Sarikamish, near Kars, December 1914 through to January 1915

City of Van under siege, 1915

Armenian Genocide, 1915 - 16

Over 3 thousand miles away in St Petersburg revolution breaks out, February 1917

Sergei Kournakoff: Caucasian, Tsarist Officer, American Communist!



Two books not previously cited:-


The Ottoman Endgame by Sean McMeekin

Savage Squadrons by Sergei Kournakoff




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