The Soviet Soldier: Soviet Military Management At the Troop Level

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The Soviet Soldier: Soviet Military Management At the Troop Level

By Herbert Goldhamer
Leo Cooper/Crane, Russak, 1975
352 pp. $17.00
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A RAND Corporation study based on a close reading of the military journals of the U.S.S.R. Viewed in the barracks, the Soviet soldier is not ten feet tall; the heavy investment in political indoctrination, the author believes, is an important constraint on his military effectiveness.