Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89

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The story of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan is well known: the expansionist Communists overwhelmed a poor country as a means of reaching a warm-water port on the Persian Gulf. Afghan mujahideen upset their plans, holding on with little more than natural fighting skills, until CIA agents came to the rescue with American arms. Humiliated in battle, the Soviets hastily retreated. It is a great story-but it never happened. In this brilliant, myth-busting account, Rodric Braithwaite, the former British ambassador to ...

Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199322480

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Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199832651

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