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A History of Soviet Airborne Forces : Cass Series on Soviet Military Theory and Practice, 5 - Colonel David M. Glantz

A History of Soviet Airborne Forces

Cass Series on Soviet Military Theory and Practice, 5

Paperback Published: 1st November 1994
ISBN: 9780714641201
Number Of Pages: 446

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For almost 70 years Soviet and Russian military theorists have been fascinated with the concept of airborne operations. Now Russian theorists tackle the problems posed to such operations by high-precision weaponry. This work, using newly released and formerly classified Soviet and East German archives, provides a detailed record of the performance of Soviet airborne forces during peace and war.

Millennium- " Colonel Glantz is arguably the West"s finest Soviet military historian and his book on the Soviet airforce will do nothing to diminish his reputation as a meticulous scholar and elegant writer. It is an epic survey of Soviet airborne operations, built firmly upon wide and sensitive research and a detailed mastery of his material...this book is a masterpiece." Slavic and Military Studies- " David Glantz...has produced yet another excellent history and analysis...If the reader wants the best history on Soviet Airborne Forces in World War II and a full analysis of the doctrinal underpinnings which drove airborne force structure and employment, Glantz"s book is the logical choice.

ISBN: 9780714641201
ISBN-10: 0714641200
Series: Cass Series on Soviet Military Theory and Practice, 5
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 446
Published: 1st November 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1