From artillery to aircraft, tanks to trucks, this expert guide explores the weaponry that made the Russian Army so powerful during World War II.
The Soviet forces during World War II had some of the most reliable, robust, and in some cases revolutionary military hardware available. Here is every weapon deployed by the Red Army in that conflict, divided by type: tanks and armored fighting vehicles, artillery, small arms, aircraft, and naval weapons. There's also coverage of the numerous lend-lease vehicles supplied by the Western Allies, including the Matilda, Sherman, and Churchill tanks, Douglas A-20 and Handley Page Hampden bombers, and the many trucks and support vehicles. Packed with easy-to-understand diagrams, graphs, and illustrations, Russian Weapons of World War II is an essential reference for anyone interested in the military technology of World War II.