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Who is Aleksei Brusilov?
Aleksei Brusilov: Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov was a Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive. The innovative and relatively successful tactics used were later copied by the Germans. His war memoirs were translated into English and published in 1930 as A Soldier's Notebook, 1914–1918.
- also known as Aleksey Alekseyevich Brusilov
- born on (162 years ago) in Tbilisi, child of Anna Luiza Niestojemska
- nationality: Russia
- profession: Soldier
- died on (89 years ago) in Moscow
- filmography: "The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty"
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The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker
General Aleksei Brusilov proposed an offensive in Galicia to draw off Central Powers resources that would then allow General Aleksei Evert, with the bulk of Russian military assets, to launch the major offensive to the north toward Vilna.
An Encyclopedia of Battles (2012)
Accounts of Over 1,560 Battles from 1479 B.C. to the Present by David Eggenberger
Aleksei Brusilov, in charge of the Southwest Army Group, stood ready to attack. Quietly concentrating four armies (Eighth, Eleventh, Seventh, and Ninth, from north to south) from the Pripet Marshes 300 miles south to Rumania, Brusilov jumped ...
by Tony Jaques
Despite unprecedented artillery bombardment, the Austro-German Divisions held firm and, after the failed action had cost 80,000 Russian casualties, General Aleksei Brusilov moved the offensive south towards Brody and Kovel (2-9 July ...
by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut, Bohdan Y. Nebesio, Myroslav Yurkevich
Aleksei Brusilov, was able to retake the area only after transferring reserves from the Peremyshl (Przemys'l) region, forcing the USS to retreat to the Car— pathian Mountains. In early March 1915, the Sich Riflemen took up positions on the ...
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