- Russian name of Daugavpils.
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Examples from the Web for dvinsk
A frontal attack was launched on Dvinsk on 3rd Oct. and was a costly failure.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
In the north there was a still more noticeable increase in the fighting activity at Riga, south of Dvinsk, and at Smorgon.
The artillery activity south of Dvinsk and Smorgon, which had been lively for some days, continued.
It reached special intensity between Krevo and Smorgon and at Dvinsk.
General Ruzsky, who was holding Dvinsk, had learned the lesson of Verdun and pushed out his defences far from the city.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)
James Edward Parrott
- transliteration of the former Russian name for Daugavpils
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