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1973. 3.5 x 5.5 inches, opening to 11 inches wide, 1973, sending well wishes to a colleague on the 56th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. This example features a vintage Russian battleship and the year 1917 on the cover. Near fine condition. One of the greatest tank commanders of World War II who chose not to be a Stalin loyalist. He did not receive "Hero of the Soviet Union" until 20 years after the war ended. At the start of.....
1972. 3.75 x 7.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1972 -- sending best wishes to a colleague on the 54th anniversary of the founding of the Soviet Armed Forces. Fine condition. General of the Soviet Union demoted in 1952 on suspicion of disloyalty, however his life was spared due to his dynamic military career during World War II. Later he supported Zhukov during Beria's attempted seizure of power in 1953 upon Stalin's death.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1961. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 354 pages, 8vo, decorative gilt-stamped red cloth, dust wrapper (gently edge-worn with several small closed tears). Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, (1961). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.