Much has been written about the battles between the Red Army and the German Wehrmacht during World War II. The focus of the author is for the first time the Soviet soldiers themselves, their uniforms, weapons and equipment and their life in the Red Army. Philippe Rio informs about the branches of the Soviet Army in the years between 1939 and 1945 and as thoroughly dedicated to the different uniforms. In detail, medals, epaulettes, insignia, headgear and equipment are presented through all phases of war.
176 pages, 305 x 240 mm, 213 w illustrations, 677 color illustrations