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Soviet Women On The Frontline In The Second World War

Pub Date : 2012-06-26 | Author : Roger D. Markwick | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780230579521
ISBN 13 : 0230579523

More than 800,000 Soviet women fought against Hitler's onslaught during the 'Great Patriotic War,' 1941-45. Female participation in military conflict on such a scale is historicall..



The Red Army And The Second World War

Pub Date : 2016-12-24 | Author : Alexander Hill | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107020795
ISBN 13 : 1107020794

A major new account of the Soviet Union at war which charts the development, successes and failures of the Red Army...


Soviet Women In Combat

Pub Date : 2010-03-15 | Author : Anna Krylova | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521197341
ISBN 13 : 9780521197342

Soviet Women in Combat explores the unprecedented historical phenomenon of Soviet young women's en masse volunteering for World War II combat in 1941 and writes it into the twentie..


Avenging Angels

Pub Date : 2017-05-09 | Author : Lyuba Vinogradova | Publisher : MacLehose Press

ISBN 10 : 9781681442839
ISBN 13 : 1681442833

Beginning in 1942, with the Eastern Front having claimed the lives of several million Soviet soldiers, Stalin's Red Army began drafting tens of thousands of women, most of them in ..


Heroines Of The Soviet Union 1941 45

Pub Date : 2012-04-20 | Author : Henry Sakaida | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780966519
ISBN 13 : 1780966512

When the Great Patriotic War began many women volunteered for the armed forces, but most of them were rejected. They were steered towards nursing or other supportive roles. Many de..


Soviet Veterans Of The Second World War

Pub Date : 2008-11-27 | Author : Mark Edele | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191553356
ISBN 13 : 0191553352

Millions of Soviet soldiers died in the USSR's struggle for survival against Nazi Germany but millions more returned to Stalin's state after victory. Mark Edele traces the veterans..