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By Richard W. Harrison

The crimson Army’s prime operational theorist within the Nineteen Thirties, Georgii Samoilovich Isserson used to be the mastermind at the back of the “deep operation”—the cornerstone of Soviet offensive operations in international conflict II. Drawing from an in-depth research of Isserson’s quite a few released and unpublished works, his arrest dossier within the former KGB documents, and interviews along with his relatives, this booklet offers the 1st full-length biography of the guy. the majority of the narrative offers with the flowering of his highbrow abilities from 1929 via 1941. extra chapters take care of Isserson’s arrest and his final 35 years, 14 of which have been spent in hard work camps and inner exile.

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