The Soviet Army – AK-47 Assault Rifle

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The following extract comes from US Army Field Manual 100-2-3 – The Soviet Army; Troops Organisation and Equipment published in June 1991. The publication was approved for public release with unlimited distribution (ie may be freely used). The entry provided covered the AK-47, AKS, AKM and the AKMS military assault rifles. Description: The original AK […]

The Soviet Army – Ranks

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Marshals, Generals and Admirals of the Fleet Marshals, Generals and Admirals of the Fleet Marshal of the Soviet Union Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Chief Marshal of Artillery Fleet Admiral Marshal of the Air Force Marshal of Engineer Troops Colonel General Admiral Lieutenant General of the Air Force Lieutenant General of Medical […]

The Soviet Army – Essays and Documents

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Essays and Documents At the moment I am seeking contributions from visitors of this web site. Hopefully this way everyone can pool their knowledge. It would be greatly appreciated if people sent in articles they have written for inclusion here. Please email your information to Anthony Winning (aw@sovietarmy.com). Photographs Photos from the Eastern Front during […]

SovietArmy.com Book Shop

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Stalingrad by Antony Beevor A graphic and vivid account of the horrific battle of Stalingrad which is often noted as the turning point for the entire war. The German Wermacht, having conquered nearly the entirety of Europe pushed into Russia with Operation Barbarossa capturing three million prisoners in the first six weeks alone. With what […]

T-64

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The following extract comes from US Army Field Manual 100-2-3 – The Soviet Army; Troops Organisation and Equipment published in June 1991. The publication was approved for public release with unlimited distribution (ie may be freely used). The entry provided covered the T-64 medium tank. Description: The T-64 and T-72 medium tanks are similar in […]

The Soviet Army – RPK Light Machine Gun

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The following extract comes from US Army Field Manual 100-2-3 – The Soviet Army; Troops Organisation and Equipment published in June 1991. The publication was approved for public release with unlimited distribution (ie may be freely used). The entry provided covered the RPK and RPKS light machine gun. Description: The RPK is a variant of […]