Saturday, February 17, 2018
NOW you can know the rest of the story.
The Soviet experience in Afghanistan. With a perspective from a top Soviet commander, Boris Gromov.
Thanks to the Russian media outlet Sputnik that article by Tony Devon.
"Top Russian Commander Debunks Myths About Soviet War in Afghanistan"
Those key points for discussion to include:
Myth I: "Soviet-Afghan War"
Myth II: "The Soviet Union Lost the War in Afghanistan"
Myth III: "Violence, Violence, Nothing But Violence"
Myth IV: "Americans Do It Better"
Insider perspective decades later helpful?
Devoted follower to the blog go read!
SOVIET BATTLEFIELD CASUALTIES ABOUT TWENTY-THOUSAND [5,000 KIA, 15,000 WIA] SOVIET NON-BATTLEFIELD CASUALTIES A WHOPPING THREE-HUNDRED THOUSAND OR SO. I MIGHT THINK FROM HEPATITIS, BAD WATER AND FILTHY CONDITIONS!!