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The Soviet Army

  • 40 Pages
  • 0.70 MB
  • English
Osprey Publishing , Reading
Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestʹi͡a︡nskai͡a︡ Krasnai͡a︡ Armii
Statementtext by Albert Seaton; colour plates by Michael Roffe.
SeriesMan-at-arms series
LC ClassificationsUA772 .S28
The Physical Object
Pagination40, [8] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5463193M
ISBN 100850451132
LC Control Number73165845

About Viktor Suvorov. Former Soviet-Union army officer fled in to England. Where he worked as a teacher and a adviser for news agencies. Author of a number of bestsellers about the history of the World War II, the Soviet Army special operations troops and military intelligence, and the Red Army.4/5.

The Soviet Union was one of the pre-eminent military powers of the 20th century, and this compendium of essays by military scholars explains how a rag-tag would-be world power that collapsed in disarray during World War I, first fought a complex civil war for five years, then built a military force capable of defeating the Germans in World War II/5(5).

The Soviet Army book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(13). Inside the Soviet Army provides historical, organizational, administrative, technical, doctrinal, and social perspectives on the Soviet military machine. The account is detailed (perhaps even pedantic in its exhaustive details), lucid, readable, and incredibly by: "The Modern Russian Army " is an Osprey Elite Series book, well-authored by Mark Galeotti, with illustrations by Johnny Shumate.

In a briskly written 64 pages, the author captures the Russian Army's recent history, including its combat /5(49). The book is an excellent basic but thorough guide to exactly what the title of the book says, weapons and tactics. Of course the book is obsolete today, but why would someone pick up a book, called weapons and tactics of the soviet military for an upto-date by: The Soviet Army (SA; Russian: советская армия [са], Sovetskaya Armiya) (RA; Ukrainian: радянська армія [ра], Рadyansʹka Armiya) was the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February and Decemberwhen it was replaced with the Russian Ground Forces, although it was not fully abolished until 25 December Country: Soviet Union.

The Soviet Military Experience: A History of the Soviet Army, Roger R. Reese.

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Routledge, Jan 4, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The Soviet Military Experience is. Despite the title, this is a good general introduction to the First World War on the Eastern Front. More focused on the military events than Norman Stone's book on that subject, Rutherford also gains points for covering, albeit briefly, the campaigns of the Russian army in the Caucasus.4/5.

The Soviets had passed into history the same year the book was published, and 15 years had passed since. In that time, much more data had come about from the Russians, the Internet flourished, and many previously held views had changed.

But the book still isn't obsolete in its own way. The Internet (and even most books) are biased towards the by: 8. Weapons And Tactics Of The Soviet Army (Fully Revised Edition) The first-ever fully comprehensive guide to the doctrine, organization, weaponry, and tactics of the Soviet Union/5(17).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 40 pages: illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm. Series Title: Men-at-arms series. The Soviet Army, operations and tactics. [United States. Department of the Army.;] Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Department of the Army.

OCLC Number: Notes: Companion volume to FMThe Soviet Army: specialized warfare and rear area support, and FMThe Soviet Army: troops, organization and. This study of the Russian army and how it has fared in the uncertain transitional period since independence in December provides the basis for understanding its present and potential future role in the new political developments within Russia.

Following an historical overview of Russia's security agenda and an examination of the Russian//Soviet army's tradition of 5/5(1). Genre/Form: History Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, Sir, Soviet Army.

London, Weidenfeld and. In the years between the Russian Revolution of and World War II, the Soviet Army underwent dramatic changes in conscription, organization and effectiveness.

The Russian Army in World War I had been lacking in leadership and drive, but was transformed by the Soviets into a force to be reckoned with, as evidenced by its crucial victory at Stalingrad. Enhanced by colour.

Get this from a library. The Soviet army. [Ernest Wood] -- Describes the size, capabilities, activities, and weapons of that branch of the Soviet armed forces assigned to perform strategic operations on land. "Inside the Soviet Army" is essentially the insights of a former Soviet GRU (military intelligence) officer (and former tank commander) who defected to the West in the s or thereabouts.

It is an attempt by the author to tell the uninitiated what the basic nature and philosophy of the (former) Soviet Army was comprised of.5/5(5). The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, frequently shortened to Red Army, was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and, afterthe Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

The army was established immediately after the October y: Russian SFSR (–), Soviet. Antony Beevor, author of the acclaimed new book about the fall of Berlin, on a massive war crime committed by the victorious Red Army.

A n t o n y B e e v o r Published on Wed 1 May EDT. The book provides an account of life in the Soviet Red Army which is believable and brutally honest, he contrasts the vast diversity of the Soviet Union and the Communist Bloc with the overwhelming theme of survival by any means.

The vast quantities of character Peters provides shares the view of many soldiers with varying backgrounds/5. James F. Gebhardt is a retired U.S. Army officer who served as an enlisted infantryman (), armor officer () and Soviet foreign area officer ().

Gebhardt performed military duty in the Soviet Union and has escorted numerous Soviet scientific, military and diplomatic personnel on U.S. military installations in the United States. This book describes the creation of a new economy in the Soviet Union from to The Red Army defeated the Germans in World War II with equipment produced by that economy and not with masses of untrained men as has been often : ABC-CLIO, Incorporated.

A former high-ranking Soviet Army officer who has defected to the West delineates Soviet tactical policy, armaments, and military technology, and assesses army personnel and their training From inside the book. A thorough, and thoroughly readable, history of the Russian front during the First World War, this book corrects widespread misperceptions of the Russian Army and the war in the east even as it deepens and extends our understanding of the broader : University Press of Kansas.

Roger Reese, author of Red Commanders: A Social History of the Soviet Army Officer Corps, "This is an excellent work of scholarship on the purges in Stalin's military, one that the field has needed for quite some time.

Indeed, there is no other extant book in English on the military : University Press of Kansas. In Bishkek, there is a military parade of the Bishkek Garrison.

The holiday was first introduced in the country by the Government of Kyrgyzstan on Janu Personnel of the Kyrgyz Army have their own professional holiday on which is Date: 23 February.

Focusing on the daily experiences of a young recruit in the Soviet Army of the late s, this book examines the history, organization, appearance and equipment of the Soviet forces, from pre-service indoctrination to uniforms and leadership.

It is part of the Soviet General Staff series, a collection of internal studies of Red Army operations against Nazi Germany in WWII. The books provide an insider’s view of their logistics, intelligence, communications, and command and control.

Earlier titles include The Battle of Moscow, The Battle of Kursk, and The Berlin Operation THE BADGES OF THE SOVIET ARMED FORCES by V.A. BORISOV Here is another book that is a must for the Soviet Badge collector.

This hardcover book contains pages showing pictures of the various Soviet Badges, awarded from to This book is in Russian, with only a brief summary in English.

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Department of the Army. OCLC Number: Notes: [J ]. 4to.TMHandbook on USSR Military Forces, was “published in installments to expidite dissemination to the field.” TMChapter II, 15 May“Personnel Administration,” contains a thorough exploration of the Soviet military personnel system.

This chapter was originally classified “Confidential” and later remarked.The pseudonymous author is a former Red Army tank officer, with a penchant for satire, now living in the West; his story centers on the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, which led to his escape (by means unknown to us) to tell the tale of his army life.

Suvorov headed for the army, he says, as a result of typical Soviet stupidity. He was a truck driver with a small .