The History Place - World War I

Fear and uncertainty are etched on the faces of Russian refugees huddled inside a train station at Chelyabinsk amid the chaos of the civil war that erupted upon the fall of the Czar. Below: Russian peasants in the countryside struggle to survive without adequate food and shelter.

Below Left: Russian children in the Volga, deserted by their parents who could no longer stand to witness their demise due to starvation. Below Right: Two small coffins are carried on stretchers to a cemetery in the Volga.


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