People's Guard of Georgia

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The People's Guard of Georgia

The Peoples Guard of Georgia (Georgian: საქართველოს სახალხო გვარდია) was a Social-Democrats-dominated volunteer force of Georgian former soldiers and civilians, active during the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Democratic Republic of Georgia from 1917 to 1921. Strong: 2.000 full time members and 18 field battalions (300-800 soldiers) organised by territory. Wartime formation: 10-12.000 militants. Heads of P.G. was: Valiko Jugheli. Notable persons: Kakutsa Cholokashvili, Aleksander Koniashvili, Sandro Maisuradze, Vladimer Goguadze. [1]

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  1. ^ Occupation of Georgia Archive Administration of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs