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The Stalin and Molotov Lines
Soviet Western Defences 1928-41
Written by Neil Short
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $13.95

During the Russian Civil War, the Red Army created a series of fortified areas, or ukreplinnyje rajony (UR), which were to be used not only for defence but were also to act as staging points for offensive operations. Following the end of the war these defences were extended, creating a front... Read more >
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Russian Aces of World War 1
Russian Aces of World War 1
Written by Victor Kulikov, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960593
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Russian Aces of World War 1

Written by Victor Kulikov
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.95

Although the Russian Imperial Army Air Service consisted of no more than four BAGs (Boevaya Aviatsionniy Gruppa  – battle aviation groups), each controlling three or four smaller AOIs (Aviatsionniy Otryad Istrebitelei  – fighter aviation detachments) equipped with a variety of aircraft types, its fighter pilots nevertheless gave a good account of... Read more >
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Russian Aces of World War 1

Written by Victor Kulikov
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

Although the Russian Imperial Army Air Service consisted of no more than four BAGs (Boevaya Aviatsionniy Gruppa  – battle aviation groups), each controlling three or four smaller AOIs (Aviatsionniy Otryad Istrebitelei  – fighter aviation detachments) equipped with a variety of aircraft types, its fighter pilots nevertheless gave a good account of... Read more >
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Armored Units of the Russian Civil War
Red Army
Written by David Bullock
Illustrated by Peter Sarson


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

By 1920 the Red Army fielded an overwhelming array of armored cars and armored trains, while tank detachments had begun forming in earnest. These armored units played an important part in consolidating the newly won Bolshevik empire in the early 1920s; as a consequence of the fact that railways were the... Read more >
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Russia's War in Afghanistan

Written by David Isby
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

Text by David Isby. Colour plates by Ron Volstad. This book examines Soviet forces in Afghanistan. The origins and conduct of the war and the operational organisation of Soviet forces are discussed. Afghan resistance and weaponry is also examined. A comprehensive study of both sides in the Afghan war. Read more >
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Stalin's Curse
Stalin's Curse
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269157
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Stalin's Curse
Battling for Communism in War and Cold War
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $32.50

A chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin’s true motives—and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding the Soviet empire—during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West.
           
At the Big Three conferences of World...

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Stalin's Curse
Stalin's Curse
Written by Robert Gellately
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ISBN: 9780307962355
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Stalin's Curse
Battling for Communism in War and Cold War
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $13.99

A chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin’s true motives—and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding the Soviet empire—during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West.
           
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The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps
The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps
Written by Thomas Lera and Leon Finik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623113
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The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

Written by Thomas Lera and Leon Finik


Format: Hardcover, 307 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2012
Price: $49.95

A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the original Rossika Society in 1935 along with the better known Theo B. Lavroff and K. Szymanowski. Whereas Lavroff contributed significantly to Russian philately as an author and researcher and Szymanowski was an avid collector, Kaestlin collected privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin... Read more >
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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
Written by Nigel Thomas, Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086349
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World War II Soviet Armed Forces (3)
1944-45
Written by Nigel Thomas
Illustrated by Darko Pavlovic


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

This book presents a detailed analysis of the Soviet armed forces during the final days of the war, covering the soldiers that successfully turned the tide against the Nazi onslaught and pushed it back into Germany itself. This final part of the series documents the Red Army's push through Germany to... Read more >
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Power Game
Power Game
Written by Hedrick Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829573
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Power Game
How Washington Works
Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s. Read more >
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Eight Pieces of Empire
Eight Pieces of Empire
Written by Lawrence Scott Sheets
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307395832
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Eight Pieces of Empire
A 20-Year Journey Through the Soviet Collapse
Written by Lawrence Scott Sheets


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $16.00

Not with a bang, but with a quiet, ten-minute address on Christmas Day, 1991: this is how the Soviet Union met its end. But in the wake of that one deceptively calm moment, conflict and violence soon followed. Some of the emergent new countries began to shed totalitarianism while other sought to... Read more >
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Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385515696
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $35.00

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
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Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536431
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $13.99

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum, Read by Cassandra Campbell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307938831
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Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956
Written by Anne Applebaum
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $25.00

In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway.

At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its... Read more >
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780345408778
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679645634
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $23.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and Nicholas and Alexandra

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and...

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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2
Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2
Written by Yuriy Rybin, Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov
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ISBN: 9781849087414
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Written by Yuriy Rybin
Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $22.95

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister Winston Churchill for replacement aircraft, and in late 1941 the British delivered... Read more >
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Written by Yuriy Rybin
Illustrated by Aleksander Rusinov


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister Winston Churchill for replacement aircraft, and in late 1941 the British delivered... Read more >
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The Russo-Japanese War 1904-05

Written by Alexei Ivanov
Illustrated by Andrei Karachtchouk


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Russo-Japanese War in Manchuria was the first 20th century conflict fought between the regular armies of major powers, employing the most modern means – machine guns, trench warfare, minefields and telephone communications; and the battle of Mukden in March 1905 was the largest clash of armies in world history up... Read more >
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Medieval Russian Fortresses AD 862-1480

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Using archaeological evidence and first-hand sources, Konstantin Nossov charts the history of the medieval Russian fortress from its early beginnings until the 14th century.

According to Russian legend, in AD 862, the Slav tribes of what is now European Russia invited a number of Scandinavian princes to rule over them. In AD... Read more >
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Russian Fortresses 1480-1682

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1462 the throne of the Principality of Moscow passed to the Ivan III (1462-1505), who succeeded in throwing off the Tatar yoke. For the next 200 years this new state struggled to maintain her borders against a series of attacks from the Lithuanians, Swedes and Poles to the west, as... Read more >
Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066926
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $30.00

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645177
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $15.99

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Letters from Russia

Written by Astolphe De Custine
Introduction by Anka Muhlstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $24.95

The Marquis de Custine’s record of his trip to Russia in 1839 is a brilliantly perceptive, even prophetic, account of one of the world’s most fascinating and troubled countries. It is also a wonderful piece of travel writing. Custine, who met with people in all walks of life, including the Czar... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307873866
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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