Rare Antique Imperial Russian White Army Cossack Officer's Award Pocket Watch. This product data sheet is originally written in English. The watch comes from his family estate. The family of Captain Beringov emigrated to Bulgaria c1922 when the white movement lost the war with the Bolcheviks. The watch has a fancy enamel dial with blue cartouche enamel numbers, visible balance(some restorations made in vintage times) The watch has a military style gunmetal case.51mm The watch is in perfect working order. It is about the fate of the White Russian Army of General P. Wrangel after the evacuation of the Crimea in November 1920. Cossack units of the army ended up on the island of Lemnos.
Units of the First Army Corps of General A. Kutepov were interned near the town of Gallipoli. Here they received humanitarian support from the French Army. Conditions of life were extremely hard.
Morale among the Cossacks deteriorated rapidly. At Gallipoli, however, a harsh regime of discipline under General Kutepov had the effect of reviving the spirits of a large section of the First Army Corps, leading to the development of a myth of the'Gallipoli miracle'. Henceforth, this myth would play a vital role in binding the troops of the army together. At Gallipoli, however, a harsh regime of discipline under General Kutepov had the effect of reviving the spirits of a large section of the First Army Corps, leading to the development of a myth of the'Gallipol. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches".
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