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Published: 27 November 2008

336 Pages | 15 tables


ISBN: 9780199237562

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Soviet Veterans of the Second World War

A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Mark Edele

  • The first full study of the fate of the millions of Soviet veterans of World War II
  • Covers the period from the immediate post-war years under Stalin right through to the end of the Soviet Union in 1991
  • Draws on a wealth of archival documents as well as the recollections of veterans and evidence from contemporary movies, periodicals, and literature