The Russian way of war : operational art, 1904-1940 (Book, 2001) [Beloit College]
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The Russian way of war : operational art, 1904-1940

The Russian way of war : operational art, 1904-1940

Author: Richard W Harrison
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2001.
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, through World War I and the civil war, and up to the eve of World War II, modern operational art grew from theoretical speculations by a small group of officers to become a critical component of the Soviet art of war. In this first comprehensive treatment of the subject, Richard Harrison shows how this theory emerged and developed to become - despite radically different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrison, Richard W., 1952-
Russian way of war.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2001
(OCoLC)606520570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Harrison
ISBN: 070061074X 9780700610747
OCLC Number: 45129321
Description: xi, 351 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Twilight of empire, 1904-1917 --
Wars within and without, 1918-1920 --
The birth of a theory, 1921-1929 --
Maturation, 1930-1936 --
The road to war, 1937-1940.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Richard W. Harrison.

Abstract:

Czarist Russia and its successor, the Soviet Union, were both confronted with the problem of conducting military operations involving mass armies along broad fronts, both strove toward a theory that  Read more...
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