Soviet Operational and Tactical Combat in Manchuria 1945: 'August Storm' / Edition 1

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At the request of the other Allies, on 9th August 1945, a force of over 1.5 million Red Army soldiers unleashed a massive attack against the Japanese in Manchuria. Volume 2 covers the detailed course of operational and tactical fighting in virtually every combat sector.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714653006
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/27/2003
  • Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
List of Figures and Tables
List of Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 The 5th Army's Penetration of the Border Fortified Zone: The Penetration of a Prepared Defense 9
2 The 1st Red Banner Army's Advance to Pamientung: Operations in Heavily Wooded Mountains 40
3 The 35th Army's Advance to Mishan: Operations in Swampy Lowlands 63
4 The Battle for Mutanchiang: Set-Piece Battle 83
5 The 35th Army's Capture of the Hutou Fortress: Reduction of a Fortified Region 133
6 The 39th Army's Envelopment of the Halung-Arshaan Fortified Region: Operations in Arid Mountains 160
7 The 36th Army's Advance to Hailar: A Forward Detachment's Deep Operations 195
8 The 15th Army's Advance to Chiamussu: Joint Ground and Riverine Operations 219
9 The Battle for Southern Sakhalin Island, 11-25 August 1945: Joint Ground and Amphibious Operations 242
10 The Amphibious Assault on the Kuril Islands 278
11 Conclusions 311
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