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Warfare under Arctic Conditions: Scenes with the British Force on the Archangel Front

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r it TH SIE RED CROSS AMID IHE ARCHANGEL SNOWS. AN AMBULANCE SLEIGH. 2. OUTSIDE THEIR BILLET IN ARCHANGEL: A GROUP OF BRITISH SOLDIERS. A BRITISH SOILDILR ON SKI 4 WITH SOME RUSSIAN CRAFTSMEN EMPLOYED BY THEM: A BRITISH OFFICER AND HIS N.C.O.’S. S. A BRITISH OFFICER ON SKI.


Our Iorces :n Northern Russia ate operati1g under Arctic conditions, and have been specially equipped tor the purpo,.e, as Ihese photographs show. The ambulance sleigh shown in the first was desicned by the Britisii medical authortlies. Local labour is largely utilised,


and the service is very popular among Russian civilians owing to the fact that it means their being well fed. The British officers and men have taken k-en:y to winter sports, when possible, and are often to be seen on ski.



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