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Stalin's Generals Harold Shukman

Stalin's Generals By Harold Shukman

Stalin's Generals by Harold Shukman

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This is a collection of portraits of 25 of Stalin's generals, written by an international group of distinguished military historians. The book asks how Soviet generals, whose independent judgement was essential to success, could stand up to a bloodthirsty dictator, ignorant of military skill.

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Stalin's Generals by Harold Shukman

Dr Harold Shukman, author and editor of books on the Russian Revolution, has assembled an international group of distinguished military historians. Their portraits of some 25 generals- and a final chapter in those purged in 1937-38, Stalin's Ghosts- throw light on the relations between a new miltiary elite anda totalitarian leader, at a time when the very existence of the Soviet state wasin the balance.

About Harold Shukman

Harold Shukman is an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, where he was for a number of years Director of the Russian and East European Centre and University Lecturer in Modern Russian History. He edited and translated Dmitri Volkogonov's Stalin: Triumph and Tragedy (1991), Trotsky: The Eternal Re

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Stalin's Generals by Harold Shukman
Used - Very Good
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