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The Soviet high command : a military-political history, 1918-1941 / John Erickson.

Author/Creator:
Erickson, John, 1929-2002 author
Publication:
London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (913 p.)
Edition:
3rd ed.
Series:
Cass series on Soviet (Russian) military institutions ; 3.
Cass series on Soviet (Russian) military institutions, 1462-1835 ; 3
Cass series on Soviet (Russian) military institutions, 1462-1835 ; 3
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Subjects:
Soviet Union -- Military policy.
Soviet Union -- History, Military.
Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestʹi͡anskai͡a Krasnai͡a Armii͡ -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An objective and documentary history of the earliest origins and formative years of the Workers-Peasants Red Army from the Civil War to the initial disasters of the war with Germany, the Great Patriotic War, culminating in the ""battle for Moscow"" in November-December 1941.
Contents:
pt. 1. The revolutionary military command, 1918-1920
pt. 2. Military debates and political derisions, 1921-1926
pt. 3. Foreign adventures and strategic priorities
pt. 4. The politics of mechanisation
pt. 5. The military purge and the reconstruction of the command
pt. 6. The beginning of the ordeal, 1941.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 809-834) and indexes.
Originally published: Westview Press, 1984. With new introduction.
ISBN:
0-203-04563-7
1-136-33952-3
OCLC:
852758695
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203045633 doi