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Marchand, René, 1888-. Why I side with the Social Revolution - Image 59. 1920. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/191/show/157.

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Marchand, René, 1888-. (1920). Why I side with the Social Revolution - Image 59. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/191/show/157

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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 57 i r J pistol at the head of the Soviet Government, after I ^everything had been done to avoid it. It was evident that it could not be regaded as an agreement with German Imperialism but, on the contrary » (as they themselves had solemnly proclaimed;, [ the Bolsheviks saw in it only an act of unprecedented violence, with which they remained more than ever determined not to make their I reckoning until circumstances would permit. Here we were doing our best to delay this hour. Owing to our blunder, not „Bolsheviks" (translated into I „restless elements", „plunderers", „scum of so- ' ciety") but Russians, Russians profoundly convinced and inspired with the noble ideal of h u- m a n fraternity, in the Christian sense of the word,—Russians fully conscious of their strength and ready to give their lives for. their ^evolutionary fatherland"—ready to expose their breasts to our bullets and, in spite of themselves, fire upon „their own". And all that for the supreme advantage of German Imperialism! On the other hand, generous France, owing to the blunder and the narrow prejudice of her diplomats was unconsciously to aid the development of Civil War in Russia, to let lose the white terror, a hundred, thousand times more terrible than the red which, without this fatal recrudescence of Civil War, had seemed well on the way to be appeased. I had but one thought at this moment, namely that of assisting by all means in my power to stop this disastrous intervention, for the furtherance of which I, in my blindness, had also worked. I could not, in fact, perceive what shame there might be in saying: „I have erred: I have taken the wrong direction".—Nevertheless, when I informed