The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991: The Documentary Basis: Volume 2 (1965-1991), 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Evolution of Soviet Operational Art, 1927-1991

The Documentary Basis: Volume 2 (1965-1991), 1st Edition

By David M. Glantz, Harold S. Orenstein


376 pages

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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 theories are revealed in the words of those who created them in peacetime and applied them in war.

Table of Contents

War in History, Vol 4, No 2

"The fact that the articles are full texts rather than extracts adds to the value of each individual piece and gives a strong sense of evolution over time.

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Soviet (Russian) Study of War

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security