Editors. "Russian troops take Gdansk". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Russian troops finally take the Polish city of Gdansk (Danzig) after besieging it since the previous October. The French had sent an expedition to attempt to relieve the city, but this had proved a failure.