October Revolution (2017)
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The Bolsheviks took control of all the bridges, post offices, train stations and other crucial buildings around Petrograd to ensure that nobody could enter or escape the city
10,000 red sailors and 20,000-30,000 soldiers entered the Winter Palace through doors which had been left open
They were first met by about 1,000 soldiers of woman's battalion. Knowing they would be easily defeated, they surrendered
Next, they were met by 500-1,000 volunteer soldiers, who also surrendered. One thing the Bolsheviks had forgotten was how big the palace was. It took them a long time to find the officers to arrest
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