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

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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.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The paucity of serious scholarship in this area has ensured that this titanic conflict has been understood almost completely as a war of German quality versus Soviet quantity. Dunn's book is an important corrective to this persistent interpretation. Dunn provides an organizational history of the Red Army during its great patriotic war. Important for specialists and graduate students."

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"This book is an outstanding basic reference on the formation, organization, structure, and equipment of the Red Army before and during the Second World War. It is clearly and smoothly written, well-organized, and a pleasure to read. A must-read, and should be standard reference work for anyone interested in the history of the Soviet military."

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The Military & Naval History Forum

"Hitler's Nemesis is a book that military historians of this titanic struggle will want to read and own. Walter S. Dunn has provided Soviet and German military historians with a well written and well-researched book that will serve as a main reference source on the Red Army of World War II for quite some time to come."

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The Journal of Slavic Military Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275948948
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/30/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.45 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

WALTER S. DUNN, JR., received an honors degree in history from Durham University; an M.A. from Wayne State University; and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction 1
1 Soviet Military Doctrine 11
2 Creating the Red Army 1918-1941 25
3 Wartime Mobilization 35
4 Manpower 53
5 The Evolution of the Rifle Division 75
6 The Replacement System 89
7 Formation of the Tank Force 107
8 Organization of the Tank Forces 121
9 Refining the Tank Formations 137
10 Tank and Crew Replacements and Training 151
11 Artillery Doctrine and Organization 169
12 Artillery Weapons and Munitions 189
13 The Tank Destroyers 199
Conclusion 211
Select Bibliography 217
Index 221
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