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The Black Knights of 1919. The Baltic Freikorps and the Army of Bermondt

The Latvian national epoch Lāčplēsis - The Bear Slayer tells the story of the Latvian mythological hero Lāčplēsis fighting against the Crusaders and their vile leader the Black Knight. 4,111 more words

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British Royal Navy in the Baltic Sea 1918-1920 Supporting the Latvian Independence

On November 1919 Latvian army faced attack from the much superior enemy – superior both in size and weapons. However, Latvian army withstood the attack and chased away the enemy from Riga for the final time. 4,574 more words

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The Battle of More September 26-October 6 1944

70 years ago in Vidzeme region 3 Latvian 19th Waffen SS legion grenadier regiments along with 2 artillery regiments faced enormous Soviet offensive heading towards Riga. 1,865 more words

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