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The Soviet-Afghan War 1979-89

Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes Publisher: Osprey Publishing ISBN: 978-1-47286-180-1

Language: English Binding: Paperback & eBook Pages: 144

Size: 15x20cm Price: £14.99 (£11.99 eBook)

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The latest addition to the Osprey Publishing Essential Histories series is a succinct account of the nine-year Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, the bloody struggle which saw the USSR fail to prop up its Communist Afghan puppet government with military force.

Drawing on a wide range of sources, author Gregory Fremont-Barnes deftly maps out the genesis of the conflict, profiles the forces of Moscow and their Mujahideen enemies, before chronologically charting the course of the conflict.

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