World War II Soviet Armed Forces (1)

1939–41

World War II Soviet Armed Forces (1) cover

World War II Soviet Armed Forces (1)

1939–41

Quantity
In stock
£8.39 RRP £11.99 Website price saving £3.60 (30%)

This product is usually dispatched within 10-14 days

Description

This book is a detailed analysis of the Soviet Army at the outbreak of World War II, including the Red Army's campaigns against Japan on the Manchurian plains as well as in Finland. It covers the Red Army's first operations during Operation Barbarossa when the Red Army was forced to defend Mother Russia against the German onslaught. It offers a breakdown of all the armed forces including the army, air force, paratroopers, navy and NKVD troops. In particular it covers the evolution of uniforms, equipment and insignia with the introduction of new regulations in 1935 and 1940.

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)

Product details

Published 10 Oct 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781849084000
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 464
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Nigel Thomas

DR NIGEL THOMAS PhD is an accomplished linguist an…

Illustrator

Darko Pavlovic

Resources

Discover More

Visit our exclusive member's website to see artwork, maps, and more from this book.

Resources

Book Vote

Tell us what titles you would like to see published by Osprey, then vote for your favourites in our monthly book vote!

Related Titles

Leningrad 1941–44 cover
£11.19 RRP £15.99

Sign up for Osprey membership for access to thousands of plane profiles, maps, battle scenes and more. Plus up to 30% off website purchases

Free UK delivery for orders £30 and over