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Author Sella, Amnon.

Title The value of human life in Soviet warfare / Amnon Sella
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 237 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Book Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Soviet Military Medical Service; Chapter 2 The performance of the Service during the Great Patriotic War; Chapter 3 The Soviet attitude to POWs; Chapter 4 Fighting at all costs; Chapter 5 Conclusion: the value of human life in Soviet warfare; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Argues that Soviet leaders are less ready to tolerate massive casualties in battle than has been supposed, looking at changes in attitudes and practice
Analysis Defence (Military strategy) Policies Of Government
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-and index.)
Notes Print version record
Subject Battle casualties.
Prisoners of war -- Soviet Union -- History.
Military Medicine.
Military Personnel -- psychology.
USSR -- Armed Forces -- Medical care -- History.
USSR -- Military policy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91018072
ISBN 0203991338 (electronic bk.)
9780203991336 (electronic bk.)