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Red Cavalry


Марш Буденного! March of the Red Cavalry! (English Lyrics)


Red Army Choir - We Are The Red Cavalry


Red army choir - We are the red cavalry


We are the Red Cavalry! (English Subtitle)


Girls und Panzer [AMV] Pravda - We are the red cavalry

Red Cavalry or Konarmiya is a collection of short stories by Russian author Isaac Babel about the 1st Cavalry Army. The stories take place during the Polish–Soviet War and are based on Babel's diary, which he maintained when he was a journalist assigned to the Semyon Budyonny's First Cavalry Army. First published in the 1920s, the book was one of the Russian people's first literary exposures to the dark, bitter reality of the war. During the 1920s writers of fiction like Babel were given a relatively good degree of freedom compared to the mass censorship and totalitarianism that would follow Joseph Stalin's ascent to power, and certain levels of criticism could even be published. But his works would be withdrawn from sale after 1933 and would not return to bookshelves until after Stalin's death twenty years later.
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