Словарь содержит наиболее полную и фактологическую информацию о жизненном пути и боевой деятельности командиров дивизий периода Великой Отечественной войны 1941-1945 гг. Главным источником при составлении биографий послужили архивные документы, находящиеся на хранении в Главном управлении кадров и Центральном архиве Министерства обороны РФ. В четвертый...
The author was a fighter pilot for the Soviet Union during World War II. He was made a Hero of the Soviet Union on two separate occasions (24 May 1943 and July 1 1944). He scored 61 confirmed personal victories and 4 additional shared victories in air c
The atlas is an amazing reference volume on World War Two, encompassing not only battlefield maps and troop positions, but including maps depicting the economic and political situation at the time. In addition to the many, many full color maps, the atlas
The Toropets?Kholm Offensive was a military operation conducted south of Lake Ilmen by the Red Army during World War II from 9 January-6 February 1942. The operation contributed to the formation of the Kholm Pocket the encirclement of the Wehrmacht's II
General Vlasov led a force of former Soviet soldiers in battle against the Red Army during Worl War Two. After the war the general and his forces were transferred by the western allies to the USSR where they faced execution.
The author Victor Suvorov, a pseudonym chose by a Russian defector during the Cold War, has written many books about the Soviet military. The books have proven to be controversial and have sparked a series of books aiming to discredit his revelations and
All the last decade before the Great Patriotic War the Soviet Union vigorously rebuilding its economy and armed forces. The country became a powerful industrial nation dozens of new equipment received by the Red Army and Navy. However with the beginnin
Defensive operations troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front lasted only 10 days - from 6 to 15 March 1945. Balaton defensive operation was the last operation of Soviet troops held the final stage of the Great Patriotic War and the forces of the Red Army with
The author describes to the reader the campaigns from the Dneipr to the Visla Oder and the storming of Berlin. The book is not however merely a re-telling of these battles the author was himself a soldier in the ranks of the advancing Soviet Army.