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Red Army Legacies: Essays on Forces, Capabilities & Personalities

Richard N. Armstrong

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For twenty-five years, it was the author's job to watch and examine the Soviet Army for a possible conflict, and to understand the Soviet Army's use of its combat experience. In Richard Armstrong's new book, Red Army Legacies: Essays on Forces, Capabilities & Personalities, eleven essays show how the Soviet Army used its "Red Army Legacy". Among the subjects covered are Part I-Forces; Chapter One-Guards of Destruction; Chapter Two-The Bukrin Drop: Limits to Creativity; Chapter Three-Tank Corps Commander; Chapter Four-Moblie Groups: Prologue to MG: Part II-Capabilities; Chapter Five-Hunting Tongues;Chapter Six-Battlefield Agility: The Soviet Legacy; Chapter Seven-Red Army indicators; Chapter Eight-Repelling Counterattacks and Counterstrikes: Part III-Personalities; Chapter Nine-Nachalnik Razvedki: The Red Two; Chapter Ten-Popel: The Fighting Commissar; Chapter Eleven-Radzievskii: The Thinking Warrior.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | over 170 b/w photos, line drawings | 256 pp
ISBN13: 9780887408052

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