The Raid (story)

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"The Raid" (Russian language: Набег, Nabeg) is a short story by Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1853. The story, set in the Caucasus, takes the form of a conversation between the narrator and a military captain about the nature of bravery.[1] The story is based on Tolstoy's own experiences as an artillery cadet stationed in the Caucuses.[2]

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  1. ^ Tolstoy, Leo. The Cossacks and The Raid. Translated by Andrew R. MacAndrew. New York: New American Library, 1961
  2. ^ Tolstoy, Leo The Raid and Other Stories, translated by Aylmer and Louise Maude. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 199, p. ix