chapter  5
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Lost Triumphs: The Possibilities of Intervention

During the course of 1918-1919, the leaders of Britain and the United States repeatedly squandered excellent opportunities to successfully in­ tervene in the Russian Civil War and insure the destruction of the Bol­ shevik regime. Many of these have already been discussed in detail in the preceding chapters. But it would be useful to go through them all together, so that the full magnitude of the Allied folly will become more clear.