IMAGES OF WAR: THE SOVIET AFGHAN WAR

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By focusing on the Soviet use of heavy weaponry, Anthony Tucker-Jones shows the imbalance at the heart of a conflict in which the mechanised, industrial might of a super power was set against lightly armed partisans who became experts in infiltration tactics and ambushes. His work is a visual record of the tactics and the equipment the Soviets used to counter the resistance and protect vulnerable convoys.It also shows what this gruelling conflict was like for the Soviet soldiers, the guerrilla fighters and the Afghan population,

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