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Uniform Title Szovjet katonai intervenció, 1956. English
Title Soviet military intervention in Hungary, 1956 / edited by Jenő Györkei and Miklós Horváth ; with a study by Alexandr M. Kirov and memoirs of Yevgeny I. Malashenko ; [translated by Emma Roper Evans ; maps by Béla Nagy]
Published New York : Central European University Press, 1999


Description 1 online resource (xv, 318 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Atlantic studies on society in change ; no. 100
Atlantic studies on society in change ; no. 100.
Contents Additional Data on the History of the Soviet Military Occupation / Edited by Jeno Gyorkei and Miklos Horvath -- Soviet Military Intervention in Hungary, 1956 / Edited by Alexandr M. Kirov -- The Special Corps under Fire in Budapest -- Memoirs of an Eyewitness / Edited by Y.I. Malashenko
Summary "This first detailed account of Soviet military operations is based on access to unpublished material in Soviet archives, which have recently been reclassified." "The major contribution made by the book is its source material, which reveals new information on the organization, command, strategy, and tactics of the Soviet armed forces which invaded Hungary in 1956. Particularly interesting is the precise documentation of the irrationally large size of the forces. The volume is based on research in Soviet archives, and this alone makes it of unique scholarly importance."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject HISTORY.
Military relations.
Central Europe.
Regions & Countries - Europe.
History & Archaeology.
Hungary -- History -- Revolution, 1956 -- Sources
Hungary -- Military relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Military relations -- Hungary
Soviet Union.
Hongrie -- Histoire -- 1956(Révolution)
Hongrie -- Relations extérieures -- URSS.
URSS -- Relations extérieures -- Hongrie.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Györkei, Jenő
Horváth, Miklós, 1953-
LC no. 98048738
ISBN 0585420092