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Architect of Soviet victory in World War II : the life and theories of G.S. Isserson

Author: Richard W Harrison
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book draws from analysis of Isserson's works, his arrest file in the KGB archives, and interviews with his family. The bulk of this narrative deals with the flowering of his intellectual talents from 1929 through 1941. Additional chapters deal with Isserson's arrest and his remaining 35 years, 14 spent in labor camps and internal exile"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: G S Isserson; G S Isserson; G S Isserson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Harrison
ISBN: 9780786448975 0786448970
OCLC Number: 496518561
Description: viii, 403 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Youth and early military service --
Maturation --
The deep battle --
The deep operation --
The deep operation revealed --
Peregrinations --
The purge years --
The last years of freedom --
Descent into hell --
Vindication --
The prodigal's return --
Final years --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard W. Harrison ; foreword by David M. Glantz.

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Drawing from an in-depth analysis of Georgii Samoilovich Isserson's numerous published and unpublished works, this book provides the first full-length biography of a man perhaps best known as the  Read more...

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