This is a compilation from three separate very rare handbooks on the Russian Army. The first section is ' NOTES ON THE RED ARMY 1940 ', covers the history of the Red Army since WW 1, then chapters on Russian military geography, manpower, organization & strength of various Russian formations, administration, commands & staff, plus detailed reviews of each type of formation ( Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Engineer, Chemical, Signal, and Police/Internal Security ). There is also a chapter on uniforms, badges of rank and orders & decorations. The 2nd & 3rd sections are updates necessitated by the German invasion of 1941, NEW NOTES ON THE RED ARMY, TACTICS & ORGANIZATION, and NEW NOTES ON THE RED ARMY, UNIFORMS & INSIGNIA. 1998, This covers the Red Army for the early Russo-Finnish War of 1939-40, the seizure of the Baltic States in 1940 and the first two years of the Russo-German War.
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