Keywords: USSR

Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CHAPTER 1 1931, Miass, Chelyabinsk Oblast, the Gateway to Siberia I stared as the rainbow-hued blooms danced in the breeze, imagining them ballerinas on the Moscow stage. The expansive steel-blue mountains, always capped with a hood of ice, were so different from the narrow streets and towering buildings of the city where I had spent my earliest years. My memories ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER 7 CHAPTER 8 CHAPTER 9 CHAPTER 10 CHAPTER 11 CHAPTER 12 CHAPTER 13 CHAPTER 14 CHAPTER 15 CHAPTER 16 CHAPTER 17 CHAPTER 18 CHAPTER 19 CHAPTER 20 CHAPTER 21 CHAPTER 22 CHAPTER 23 CHAPTER 24 CHAPTER 25 CHAPTER 26 CHAPTER 27 CHAPTER 28 EPILOGUE AUTHORS NOTE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AUTHOR BIO CHAPTER 1 ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941


Roger Moorhouse

ISBN: 9780465054923
Year of publication: 2014

Roger Moorhouse THE DEVILS ALLIANCE Hitlers Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 To my mother and the fond memory of my father AUTHORS NOTE It is always a challenge to make sense of the shifting sands of eastern Europes place names. For this book, in which frontiers move and rival languages intrude, I have employed a policy of using names appropriate to the period under scrutiny. So, to take the example of what is today the Ukrainian city of Lviv: In discussing September 1939, when it was the Polish city ...

Keywords: Europe Germany History propaganda USSR
Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45


Vesa Nenye
Peter Munter
Toni Wirtanen
Chris Birks

ISBN: 9781472815262
Year of publication: 2016

Vesa Nenye with Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen and Chris Birks FINLAND AT WAR THE CONTINUATION AND LAPLAND WARS 1941-45 DEDICATION To our children and to future generations. Remembering those countless unsung heroes whose sacrifices paid the price of freedom. Lapsillemme ja tuleville sukupolville. Muistaen niit tuhansia joiden uhraukset lunastivat meille vapauden. This rendition of Akseli Gallen-Kallelas The Defense of the Sampo was painted by Angelika Rasmus. It depicts Marshal Mannerheim leading ...

Keywords: 20th Century Eastern Europe Germany History Modern (16th-21st Centuries) Scandinavia USSR World World War II
Finland's War of Choice

Finland's War of Choice


Henrik O Lunde

ISBN: 9781935149484
Year of publication: 2011

Henrik O. Lunde FINLANDS WAR OF CHOICE THE TROUBLED GERMAN-FINNISH ALLIANCE IN WORLD WAR II MAPS 1. Finland 2. Planned Operations 3. The Litsa Operational Area 4. SallaKayrala Offensive 5. III Corps Operations 6. Kayrala Encirclement and Drive to the Verman Lakes 7. Karelian Offensive 1941 8. Karelian Isthmus Offensive 1941 9. Supply and Evacuation Routes Across Lake Ladoga 10. Soviet Karelian Isthmus Offensive 1944 11. Soviet East Karelia Offensive 1944 12. German Disengagement and ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Scandinavia USSR World War II
Mutiny: The True Events That Inspired The Hunt for Red October

Mutiny: The True Events That Inspired The Hunt for Red October


David Hagberg
Boris Gindin

ISBN: 9780765313508
Year of publication: 2008

David Hagberg and Boris Gindin MUTINY THE TRUE EVENTS THAT INSPIRED THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER For Laurie David Hagberg This book is for my lovely wife, Yana, with special thanks. It was she who inspired me to tell this story. And for my granddaughter, Alexandra Gindin. My wish is that this book will always remind her of the immense love I and the rest of the family have for her. Boris Gindin ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank Elizabeth Winick, who knew that this was a story that must be told. ...

Keywords: dissidents Europe Naval Russia Russia and Former Soviet Republics USSR
The Memory Artist

The Memory Artist


Katherine Brabon

ISBN: 9781760292867
Year of publication: 2016

Katherine Brabon THE MEMORY ARTIST For my parents, Nina and Martin, and my sisters, Emily and Meredith PART I If you ask me, Did this happen I will reply, No. If you ask me, Is this true I will say, Of course. ELENA BONNER, Mothers and Daughters CHAPTER 1 I was born in Moscow in 1964. Our apartment was a dvushka, two rooms and a small square of kitchen, in a Khrushchev-era concrete block. In that apartment of my childhood, uneven towers of paper, a precarious city, sprawled across the living ...

Keywords: Russia USSR
The Bloody Triangle

The Bloody Triangle


Victor J Kamenir

ISBN: 9780760334348
Year of publication: 2010

Victor J. Kamenir THE BLOODY TRIANGLE THE DEFEAT OF SOVIET ARMOR IN THE UKRAINE, JUNE 1941 I think that those who never experienced all the bitterness of the summer of 1941 will never be completely able to appreciate the joy of our victory. Vassiliy Grossman, Soviet writer Preface AS THE YEARS GO BY, the white areas on a historical map of World War II continue shrinking. However, to most Western military history enthusiasts, the four bloody years of struggle on the Eastern Front continue to be ...

Keywords: tank warfare USSR World War II
The Necromancer's House

The Necromancer's House


Christopher Buehlman

ISBN: 9781101625897
Year of publication: 2013

Christopher Buehlman THE NECROMANCERS HOUSE A NOVEL For Ginny Prologue The old man walks from the cabin to the porch behind, palming his whiskey glass from the bottom and swirling the ice in it. A drop of water falls from his knuckle, falling on the head of the beagle mix snaking near his feet. This distracts the dog so that it halts long enough to get underfoot, almost tripping the old man, who swears viciously in Russian that Khrushchev might have barked, then apologizes in Pushkins honeyed ...

Keywords: Russia USSR
Afgantsy

Afgantsy


Rodric Braithwaite

ISBN: 9781846680540
Year of publication: 2011

Rodric Braithwaite AFGANTSY The Russians in Afghanistan 197989 As she lay dying Jill said to me, with all her customary firmness, that I was not even to think of following her until I had finished this book. It is dedicated to her courageous and generous spirit. MAPS Map 1: Afghanistan, 197989 Map 2: Kabul in 1980 Map 3: Storming the Palace Map 4: The Pandsher Valley AUTHORS NOTE Afganets plural: Afgantsy: An inhabitant of Afghanistan a hot sand-laden south-west wind a veteran of the Soviet war. ...

Keywords: Afghanistan USSR