ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. ALEXEI ROMANOV. 19 AUGUST, 1916.
From the 1916 diary of Alexei Romanov:
“19 August. Had 2 lessons in the morning. Wrote to Mama before breakfast and took a walk. Had breakfast with everyone in the tent. In the afternoon rode down the Dniepr. In the evening listened to Sig’s reading and studied with P.V.P. Went to bed early-ish.”
Tsarevich Alexei Romanov with his father Tsar Nicholas II at Stavka Military Headquarters
“22nd August . Had 2 lessons. Wrote to Mama and Zhylik. Had breakfast with everyone in the tent. Walked along the Dnieper. After dinner played in my garden. Sig read Holmes to me. Studied with P.V.P. Went to bed as usual.”