Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982

@inproceedings{Kakar1995AfghanistanTS,
  title={Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982},
  author={M. H. Kakar},
  year={1995}
}
Few people are more respected or better positioned to speak on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan than M. Hassan Kakar. A professor at Kabul University and scholar of Afghanistan affairs at the time of the 1978 coup d'etat, Kakar vividly describes the events surrounding the Soviet invasion in 1979 and the encounter between the military superpower and the poorly armed Afghans. The events that followed are carefully detailed, with eyewitness accounts and authoritative documentation that provide… Expand
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