Hitler's Nemesis: The Red Army, 1930-1945 / Edition 1

Hitler's Nemesis: The Red Army, 1930-1945 / Edition 1

by Walter S. Dunn Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275948943

ISBN-13: 9780275948948

Pub. Date: 09/30/1994

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This book traces the development of the Russian Army in reaction to the rise of Hitler. Caught by surprise in 1941, the Red Army had achieved superiority over the Germans by 1943, and had no real need for Western military assistance. The Russians, as this book establishes, won because they had better organization and equipment—i.e., a better and more effective

Overview

This book traces the development of the Russian Army in reaction to the rise of Hitler. Caught by surprise in 1941, the Red Army had achieved superiority over the Germans by 1943, and had no real need for Western military assistance. The Russians, as this book establishes, won because they had better organization and equipment—i.e., a better and more effective army. By delaying the second front, the Allies gave Stalin the opportunity to enslave Eastern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275948948
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/1994
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.97(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Soviet Military Doctrine

Creating the Red Army, 1918-1941

Wartime Mobilization

Manpower

The Evolution of the Rifle Division

The Replacement System

Formation of the Tank Force

Organization of the Tank Force

Refining the Tank Formations

Tank and Crew Replacements and Training

Artillery Doctrine and Organization

Artillery Weapons and Munitions

The Tank Destroyers

Conclusion

Select Bibliography

Index

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