World War Ii Soviet Armed Forces (1): 1939-41 by Nigel ThomasWorld War Ii Soviet Armed Forces (1): 1939-41 by Nigel Thomas

World War Ii Soviet Armed Forces (1): 1939-41

byNigel ThomasIllustratorDarko Pavlovic

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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This title presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet Army at the outbreak of World War II (1939-1945), including the Red Army's campaigns against Japan on the Manchurian plains as well as in Finland. It also covers the Red Army's first operations during Operation Barbarossa when the Red Army was forced to defend Mother Russia against the German onslaught. With a breakdown of all the armed forces including the army, air force, paratroopers, navy and NKVD troops, author Nigel Thomas gives special attention to the evolution of uniforms, equipment and insignia with the introduction of new regulations in 1935 and 1940.
Dr Nigel Thomas is an accomplished linguist and military historian, formerly a Principal Lecturer at Northumbria University, now a freelance military author, translator and military uniform consultant. His interests are 20th century military and civil uniformed organizations, with a special interest in Germany, Central and Eastern Euro...
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Title:World War Ii Soviet Armed Forces (1): 1939-41Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.85 × 7.21 × 0.14 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1849084009

ISBN - 13:9781849084000

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Table of Contents

Introduction /Armed Forces High Command/ Army: recruitment, organization, uniforms, survey of major operations /Navy (same as above) /Air Force (same as above) /NKVD (same as above)

Editorial Reviews

"... a real must have for those who have a penchant for the Soviet military or for figure modelers." -Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness (November 2010)