The Afghan Syndrome

The Afghan Syndrome

The Soviet Union's Vietnam

Book - 1993
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Two distinguished Soviet soldier-journalists acquaint Western readers with some episodes connected with the history of the war that have not been previously disclosed, shed some light on the real aims pursued by Soviet political and military leaders in deciding to go to war in Afghanistan, and, above all, show how the Afghan war affected the Soviet people, especially those who returned from the war to try to find their places in Soviet society. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : Presidio, c1993.
ISBN: 9780891414209
Characteristics: 195 pages
Additional Contributors: Dvoret͡skiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich)


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