Боевой путь 3‑й Иркутской Сибирской стрелковой дивизии белых войск
The experience of especially military construction accumulated by the sides in the conditions of the Civil war can not be ignored. These actions only in modern Russian historiography were objectively evaluated. This article describes the battle route of 3th Siberian rifle division. Аuthor reconstructs the combat performance of military units and stressed the attention o the chronology and geography. During the June – August, 1918 struggle anti‑Bolshevik force occupied East Siberia territory.
... beria territory. The mobilisation of the population in the region was carried out on the same principles, as in other territories controlled by the Provisional Siberian government. As the territory was occupied, all officers and military officials were called up, and the volunteers were also enlisted. Since the end of August, 1918 the mobilisation of persons, born in 1898–1899, began. There was practically no local military manufacture in Siberia, and an initial source of military resources was the heritage of the Tsarist army. Moreover, the presented materials allow us to clarify the peculiarities of the fighting of division in various battles (at the station Murino in the southern Baikal; in the middle Urals: under the cities of Krasnoufimsk, Kungur, Osa; on the right bank of the Kama river at the mouth of the river Vyatka; in Western Siberia, between the rivers Tobol and Ishim; under the station Zima, Irkutsk province; in the defense of Chita; near Khabarovsk and legendary Volochayevka) from August 1918 to October 1922. There are described some examples of courage and heroism of the Siberian soldiers. There are the information about structure and commanders of the armed forces of the sides. A nucleus of the Whites was the officers, the studying youth and a part of bureaucrats and administrators, whose example carried away the representatives of other social groups.They were defeated, partly killed, partly driven out of Russia, but did not change their beliefs and once made choice.