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Operation Red Trek (Part 1)
Episode 913th March 2023 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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Season: 4 Episode: 9

The British campaign in the Baltic 1918–1919 was a part of the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War. The codename of the Royal Navy campaign was Operation Red Trek

In this episode we hear from Captain Augustus Agar VC DSO RN (1902-03) and his recollections of his part in this great campaign which played a key role in enabling the establishment of the independent states of Estonia and Latvia.

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The Society of Framlinghamians

Imperial War Museum

VC Online

Ancestry


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Intro music by The Model Folk 

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