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Kursk 1943 A Statistical Analysis

Kursk 1943 A Statistical Analysis

1st Edition

Anders Frankson, Niklas Zetterling
November 11, 2004

The battle at Kursk in 1943 is often referred to as the greatest tank battle in the history of warfare. This volume makes extensive use of German archival documents as well as various Russian books and articles. As well as an account of the battle, it addresses methodological issues....

Red Armor Combat Orders Combat Regulations for Tank and Mechanised Forces 1944

Red Armor Combat Orders Combat Regulations for Tank and Mechanised Forces 1944

1st Edition

Richard N. Armstrong
July 10, 2016

Soviet military leadership is unable or unwilling to disassociate itself from past experiences. Red Armour Combat Orders illustrates through captured regulations that many of the Soviet Techniques in armoured warfare have remained unchanged over the last four decades. Study of the regulations ...

Soviet Documents on the Use of War Experience Volume Three: Military Operations 1941 and 1942

Soviet Documents on the Use of War Experience Volume Three: Military Operations 1941 and 1942

1st Edition

Harold S. Orenstein
April 24, 2016

The Soviet Study of War" series examines the lessons Soviet military theorists and commanders learned from the study of their own military experience. These are translations of Soviet documents....

Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940

Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940

1st Edition

E.N. Kulkov, Oleg Aleksandrovich Rzheshevskii, Harold Shukman
September 12, 2014

This is the verbatim record of a secret and hitherto unpublished meeting, held in the Kremlin in April 1940, devoted to a post mortem of the Finnish campaign....

Winter Warfare Red Army Orders and Experiences

Winter Warfare Red Army Orders and Experiences

1st Edition

Richard N. Armstrong, Joseph G. Welsh
June 01, 1997

Based on German and Soviet military archival material, this book provides an insight into the tactics and planning for combat in a winter climate. It also studies the mechanisms for change in an army during the course of battle.The first part of the book looks at the tactical pamphlet 'People's ...

Soviet Documents on the Use of War Experience Volume Two: The Winter Campaign, 1941-1942

Soviet Documents on the Use of War Experience Volume Two: The Winter Campaign, 1941-1942

1st Edition

David M. Glantz, Harold S. Orenstein
November 01, 1991

The Soviet Study of War" series examines the lessons Soviet military theorists and commanders learned from the study of their own military experience. These are translations of Soviet documents....

The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991 The Documentary Basis: Volume 2 (1965-1991)

The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991 The Documentary Basis: Volume 2 (1965-1991)

1st Edition

David M. Glantz, Harold S. Orenstein
August 01, 1995

The Soviet military concept of operational art and the associated theories such as "war of annihilations", "deep battle", and "deep operations" have been observed by the West since World War II. The Soviet government hid their military-theoretical work behind a veil of secrecy. Here, the Soviet ...

The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991 The Documentary Basis: Volume 1 (Operational Art 1927-1964)

The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991 The Documentary Basis: Volume 1 (Operational Art 1927-1964)

1st Edition

David M. Glantz, Harold S. Orenstein
August 01, 1995

This collection of texts has been taken from formerly classified material in the official Red Army General Staff journal 'Military Thought'. The results are two volumes of great scope based on archival evidence. They stand as a compulsory reference point for anyone with an interest in the ...

The Nature of the Operations of Modern Armies

The Nature of the Operations of Modern Armies

1st Edition

V.K. Triandafillov, Jacob W. Kipp
August 01, 1994

V K Triandafillov was an outstanding young commander who shaped the military theory and doctrine of the Red Army as it came to grips with the problem of future war. A conscript soldier who rose through the ranks to become an officer in the Tsarist Army, he saw combat in both the First World War and...

Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

1st Edition

James Sterrett
March 22, 2013

This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions....

The Battle for L'vov July 1944 The Soviet General Staff Study

The Battle for L'vov July 1944 The Soviet General Staff Study

1st Edition

David Glantz, Harold S. Orenstein
February 01, 2002

The Red Army's summer offensive of 1944 against Hitler's Wehrmacht was unprecedented in terms of its scale, scope, and strategic intent and impact. This study details how the Red Army accomplished this feat in the words of those individuals who planned and orchestrated the offensive....

The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45 A Documentary Reader

The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45 A Documentary Reader

1st Edition

Alexander Hill
August 31, 2010

This book consists of extracts from key documents, along with commentary and further reading, on the ‘Great Patriotic War’ of the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany, 1941-45. Despite the historical significance of the war, few Soviet documents have been published in English. This work provides ...

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