Fighting the Red Beast: Revolutionary Violence in the Defeated States of Central Europe

TitleFighting the Red Beast: Revolutionary Violence in the Defeated States of Central Europe
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsGerwarth, Robert
EditorGerwarth, Robert, and John Horne
Book TitleWar in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War
Pagination52-71
PublisherOxford University Press
CityOxford
Abstract

This chapter analyses the emergence of powerful counterrevolutionary movements in Germany, Austria, and Hungary. These movements were passionately devoted to defeating an often imagined Bolshevik enemy and used extreme violence to suppress all those held responsible for the defeat of the Central Powers in the Great War.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.003.0004
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