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. It consisted of 2.000 full-time members and 18 field battalions (300-800 soldiers) organised by territory. During war it could mobilize up to 12.000 citizen. 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