WW1 June 26th, 1915 - Russian Minister of War Vladimir Aleksandrovich Sukhomlinov Resigns Pictured - Sukhomlinov and staff officers. On the Polish and Galician Fronts, sometimes whole battalions lacked rifles or ammunition. Russian soldiers faced machine guns with only their bayonets, or even just wooden clubs. Why was the Imperial Russian Army so dreadfully unprepared for the European war? Many historians have pointed the finger towards Russian Minister of War Vladimir Aleksandrovich S
Painting of General Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov (1777-1861) Russia by George Dawe in The Military Gallery of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. The gallery holds the portraits of those who took part in the Patriotic War of 1812.
Original Pin: Queen Victoria with all of her children and grandchildren from the various royal houses of Europe. (I wish I knew the source and date for this image. I tried a quick reverse-image-search. Does anybody know anything about this photo?)