In 1919 Russia was undergoing the horrors of Civil War.
Inspired by the monarchic cause Brigadier H. N. H. Williamson, mc. joined the British Military Mission to the Don Cossacks. In talking to MADEAU STEWART Brigadier Williamson gives a unique description of the conditions he found and the difficulties he had in discharging his duties,
Farewell to the Don is Brigadier Williamson's published journal about the campaign.