"We Have Not Learned How to Wage War There": The Soviet Approach in Afghanistan 1979-1989 (Occasional Paper, Number 36)

@inproceedings{Matthews2011WeHN,
  title={"We Have Not Learned How to Wage War There": The Soviet Approach in Afghanistan 1979-1989 (Occasional Paper, Number 36)},
  author={Matt M. Matthews},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract : Chapter 1 of this study provides a concise history of Soviet involvement in Afghanistan. The rationale behind the Soviet foray into Afghanistan is examined as well as the planning concept for the military occupation. This chapter will also address the initial problems encountered by the Soviet army as anti-government forces began to conduct guerrilla operations against it. Chapter 2 focuses on the beginning of active operations against the Mujahideen, as well as the Soviet… Expand
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