IMPERIAL RUSSIAN ARMY
This is the 'cover page' for an expanding web site devoted to presentation
of the Imperial Russia army, especially the uniforms and army organization. It
features extensive illustrations. Articles on other aspects of Russian military
history such as individual campaigns and battles are in the section on Russian
The contents initially will be divided into sections on the uniforms and
organization of the armies of
Army of 17th century - being prepared
Army of mid 18th century - being prepared
Army of Catherine II - being prepared
Nicholas I being prepaired
Alexander II and III, being prepaired
Nicholas II: being prepaired
These sections are mainly the illustrations of the uniforms of the Russian army
published by Viskovatov.
Here we have 30 color plates from L' Armee
Russe These apparently are from the era of Tsar Alexander II, judging from
We have color lithographs of the hussar
regiments of Alexander I
And we now have several hundred pictures of the regimental uniforms circa
1910-11 from the book by Colonel V. K. Shenk.
We have several paintings we commissioned of Grand Prince Dmitri Ivanovich
Donskoi, Grand Prince Alexander Nevski, Count Petr Saltyakov,
Prince Suvorov, Prince Bagration, Russian cavalryman,
Russian infantryman and Marshal Zhukov. We have an
article on the Streltzi by Richard Sanders and one
on passages from the diary of General Patrick Gordon
by John Sloan, both originally published in our Gorget and Sash.
Please send your request for these special magazines soon.
We have added sections for several modern Russian military museums - the huge
Museum of Artillery, The
Central Army Museum, The Aviation
Museum at Monino, the Armor Museum at
Kubinka, and the
World War II Memorial.
For material on Russian military history in general please go to
check the full index at
For material on Russian history organized by city please go to
Material including illustrations on medieval Russian arms and armor is at
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was late edited on 27 September 2018.