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MOTHERLAND A Philosophical History of Russia

By: Chamberlain Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012267


An invaluable introduction to the key Russian thinkers and an eloquently narrated journey in the history of ideas from a highly original writer. By examining Russian thought over the past two centuries, Lesley Chamberlain has produced a radical new interpretation of Russian intellectual history that, finally, gives us a glimpse into the soul of that singular country. View more info

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THE SOVIET INVASION OF FINLAND 1939-40

By: Dyke Carl Van

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Frank Cass, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012380


The Soviet Finnish War played an important and unique role in the history of the Soviet Union and the Red Army. This is the first concerted effort to use Russian archival and previously classified secondary sources to document the experience of the Red Army in the conflict. View more info

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RUSSIA 1941-1942

By: Fowler Will

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Limited, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2016022


Signed and inscribed by author. Book covers the "Barbarossa" , The Battles of Encirclemtn, "Rasputitsa", the "General Winter" and the Soviet counter attack at Moscow. It includes over 100 black and white pictures, over 25 colour illustrations including maps, weapons and photographs, profiles the major personalities and provides specifications of weapons and vehicles. View more info

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WITH THE RED FLEET The War Memoirs of Admiral Arseni Golovko

By: Golovko Arseni

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Putnam London: 1965

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012375


Admiral Arseni Golovko while Deputy Commander in Chief of the Soviet Navy was called upon to command the Soviet Northern Fleet in the Second World War in his early thirties. Here is a fascinating account of maritime war and a story of courage and endurance. Includes b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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THE SECOND RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Despatches from the Front

By: Hart Gary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Hoder and Stoughton, London: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016009


The author has described his book as "the efforts of one concerned American, who has had rare opportunities to visit the Soviet Union and meet its leaders, as well as to occupy public office in the United States, to ponder the remarkable events in the transforming of the Societ Union and liberating the world from a long dark night." View more info

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AN INFANTRYMAN IN STALINGRAD From 24 September 1942 to 2 February 1943

By: Holl Adelbert

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Leaping Horseman Books, Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2012386


The author was a 23 year old infantry Leutnant when he rejoined his unit in Stalingrad after recovering from wounds he suffered in April 1942. This book records his experiences as a junior infantry commander in 94 Infanterie-Division during the Stalingrad battle. It is sombre, factual, without pathos as written by a front line soldier. The text is supplemented with excerpts from official war diaries, 25 photos, 24 maps, 19 aerial photos and 40 supporting documents. View more info

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SUBMARINES IN ARCTIC WATERS

By: Kolyshkin I.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012415


Rear-Admiral Ivan Kolyshkin recalls many narrow escape stories. During the war he was in command of a Division and then a Brigade of submarines of the Northern Fleet. He speaks of his comrades in arms Gadjiev, Fisanovich, Vidayev and other famous submariners, whom he accompanied on long and dangerous war patrols. View more info

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PRIVILEGE IN THE SOVIET UNION A Study of Elite Life-Styles Under Communism

By: Matthews Mervyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, lONDON: 1978

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2016043


Well researched and presented account of the nature of privilege and elite life-styles and places them in a historical perspective and characterises in sociological terms the people who enjoy them. The book is based on an extensive programme of personal interviews among emigre groups and a close analysis of original and little known legal historical sources. View more info

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THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR

By: Mawdsley Even

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Birlinn, UK: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012517


The author presents a well researched and presented account of the Russian Civil War of 1917-1920 detailing the power struggles and political manoeuvres of the war and providing a balanced analysis of why the Communists were ultimately the victors. View more info

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RED STAR IN ORBIT The Inside Story of the Soviet Space Programme

By: Oberg James E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harrop London: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016017


Name on inside flap crossed out. Book and Jacket Excellent condition. "James Oberg's book brilliantly penetrates the secrecy-shrouded Russian space programme - not only telling of its unpublicized disasters but also giving credit to its not inconsiderable successes." View more info

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HEAVEN & HELL The War Diary of a German Paratrooper

By: Poppel Martin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Spellmount, UK: 1988

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 2012368


A deeply personal bookj, the author describes his time in the Hitler Youth service from 1933 and continues with his subsequent service with the paratroops. The author was captured by the 6th Airborne Division on the Rhine and was a prisoner of war in England returning home in 1945. View more info

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THE CAUCASUS AND THE OIL The German-Soviet War in the Caucasus 1942/43

By: Tieke Wilhelm

Price: $120.00

Publisher: J.J. Fedorowicz, Canada: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012387


Very well researched and presented text and including many b/w photographs, line drawings and maps. View more info

Image for CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS  The Experiences of a U.S. NAVAL OFFICER IN STALIN'S RUSSIA

CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS The Experiences of a U.S. NAVAL OFFICER IN STALIN'S RUSSIA

By: Tolley Kemp

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blue Jacket Books, U.S.A.: 2003

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017005


A fascinating and historically interesting autobiography by Kemp Tolley who as a US Naval Officer in Asia, Europe and Soviet Russia between 1935 and 1944 developed relationships with people from many walks of life from top brass in Moscow, to White Russian emigres in Shanghai and peasants of Archangel. View more info