• Michael Laxer

Armored car arrives at Smolny to support the Revolutionary Military Committee, October 25 1917

Photos of Revolutionary Russia #16

Armored car arrives at Smolny to support the Revolutionary Military Committee, October 25 1917 -- Photos of Revolutionary Russia #16


Smolny was the headquarters of the Bolsheviks in Petrograd. This remarkable photo shows an armored car commandeered by revolutionary troops arriving on the morning of the beginning of the Great October Socialist Revolution in preparation for the storming of the Winter Palace.