Very insightful view of Soviet tactics in the Afghanistan war. It shows different types of actions and an after action review and critique of each example. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bob Pratt
Most reviews of actual combat are not literary bombshells. This one, however, exceeds the lower limits of that standard. Each story is very nearly a repeat of the previous. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mike3746
It is interesting to note why SF mentality and tactics work in countries like Afghanistan and Vietnam. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert L. Morris
Good to read details of the Russian experience in Afghanistan and to reflect on the lessons we have or should have learned before our own (mis)adventures there.
A little hard to believe that they lost, it sorta listening to a boxer who lost explain how he really won. It was okay. Read morePublished 6 months ago by M. Towne
This book here is def a good read for any one who likes military strategy does and don'ts. It tell what worked for them, and what didn't.Published 6 months ago by Michael Scott Fuhrer
While normally very supportive of U.S. military missions, this read only reinforces my belief that ANY attempt to "pacify Afghanistan is doomed to fail. Read morePublished 7 months ago by lawyer reader
A reasonable read. The vignette format was odd at first, but as I read turned out to be a good presentation method. Military buffs should enjoy the book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Don C. Brumm