Battle for Afghanistan: The Soviets Versus the Mujahideen During the 1980s

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This is the story of the defeat of Soviet Russia's forces in Afghanistan by a guerrilla force known as the Mujahideen, heavily backed by Pakistan and the USA. The Mujahideen paved the way for the Taliban regime, to exist having all but defeated the Russian Army in the late 80's. The author, Brigadier Mohammad Yousaf, was head of the Afghan Bureau of Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence and as such was effectively the Mujahideen's commander-in-chief. He controlled the flow of thousands of tons of arms across Pakistan and ...

Battle for Afghanistan: The Soviets Versus the Mujahideen During the 1980s 2007, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844156160

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