Inside the Soviet Army

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Berkley Books, 1984 - History - 352 pages
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A former high-ranking Soviet Army officer who has defected to the West delineates Soviet tactical policy, armaments, and military technology, and assesses army personnel and their training

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

One of the most fascinating books I've ever read. Written by a Soviet defector, it offers the sort of insight only possible from someone who's worn the "green suit." It still has a treasured place on my bookshelf even to this day. Read full review

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User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Interesting read on the Soviet Army from a unique perspective. I believe that his descriptions of the Soviet Armed Forces represent the "ideal" vice the actual capabilities of those forces. Read full review


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Viktor Suvorov is the author of eighteen books that have been translated into more than twenty languages, including Inside the Aquarium: The Making of a Top Soviet Spy and Icebreaker: Who Started the Second World War? A Soviet army officer who served in military intelligence, he defected in 1978 to the United Kingdom, where he worked as an intelligence analyst and lecturer. He lives in England.

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