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Marchand, René, 1888-. Why I side with the Social Revolution - Image 45. 1920. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 22, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/191/show/143.

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Marchand, René, 1888-. (1920). Why I side with the Social Revolution - Image 45. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/191/show/143

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Title Why I side with the Social Revolution
Alternative Title Pourquoi je me suis rallié à la formule de la révolution sociale
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Marchand, René, 1888-
Publisher Publishing office of the Communust International
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date 1920
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 85 pages; 19 cm.
Original Item Location DK265.17.M3713 1920
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304506~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
Note Translation of: Pourquoi je me suis rallié à la formule de la révolution sociale.
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Transcript 43 I of the power of the worker and peasant which had arisen out of the revolution of October. And then, always haunted, dominated by this legend, this ridiculous fable that the bolsheviks were in the pay of the Germans, I was obviously unable to look for anything else in their acts but ten- dacious explanations, seated on the top of preconceived ideas, instead of studying events objectively. The destruction of the army", the dispersal of the officers' corps was effected, unquestionably, „at the orders of Berlin" and the ^execution of Admiral Schastny was the „pu- nishment inflicted" by Trotzky upon the diplomatic representations made by Count Mirbach, upon a courageous Russian patriot who, apparently, had, contrary to the instructions of the Government of the Commissars of the People, conducted the fleet from the Baltic—where the Germans were preparing „totake charge of it", to Kronstadt, amidst all the ice and amidst considerable technical difficulties. In this-manner, therefore, to be brief, bol- shevism continued in my mind to signify,from the point of view of the war, the German bribery of Russia, and from the social and European point of view the hearth of anarchy, disorder, mutiny, disorganization, which had to be crushed. I remained incapable, I repeat, of raising my observations even to the slightest suspicion of the formidable work of world social revolution which had just been undertaken so boldly by the Workers and Peasants Government of Russia and which was to develope so logically and so vigourously. I was still convinced of the necessity of -armed intervention against the Germans and the 1