By Steven J Zaloga,Leland S Ness
This booklet starts with a assessment of the old heritage of the pink military within the years best as much as the outbreak of warfare in 1939, via a dialogue of the most important issues within the improvement of Soviet forces through the 'Great Patriotic warfare' that ensued in 1941. The purple Army's organisational constructions are tested, from excessive command all the way down to divisional point and less than, which is helping Western readers to appreciate the variations among the terminology of the Soviet and customary Western (British, US and German) armies. Soviet strive against palms - infantry, armour and mechanised forces, cavalry, airborne and certain forces - are defined, in addition to a technical assessment of infantry guns, armoured cars, artillery and help equipment.
Fully illustrated with a finished collection of archive photos, charts and tables of company, this can be an critical resource of reference for a person attracted to the armies of the second one international War.
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Companion to the Red Army 1939-45 by Steven J Zaloga,Leland S Ness