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The Red Army Handbook 1939-1945

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Stalin's Red Army entered World War II as a relatively untried fighting force. In 1941, with the launch of Operation Barbarossa, it joined battle with Hitler's army, the most powerful in history. After a desperate war of attrition lasting more than four years, the Red Army beat the Nazis into submission on the Eastern Front and won lasting fame and glory in 1945 by eclipsi ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 23rd 2003 by The History Press (first published December 15th 1998)
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Tim Clouse
A useful reference. Good description and history of how Red Army divisions were organized in WWII and why the organizations changed. The weapon descriptions are cursory and other sources provide more detail.
A very good snapshot of wartime TO&E's, combat equipment, and tactics. Plenty of photographs of the tank, guns, etc.
Michael Dorosh
Very good basic coverage of Red Army organization. marked it as to-read
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