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Guide to the Soviet Navy
Guide to the Soviet Navy
By Siegfried Breyer and Norman Polmar
U.S. Naval Institute, 2d ed., 1978, 610 pp

A unique reference work with authoritative tables, line drawings and photographs of virtually every class of Soviet naval vessel, plus descriptions of naval aircraft, armament systems, bases, and the shipbuilding industry. The chapter introductions on such subjects as organization, personnel, warships and weapons are concise and useful.