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Author Babchenko, Arkadiĭ.

Title One soldier's war / Arkady Babchenko ; translated from the Russian by Nick Allen.

Imprint New York : Grove Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    947.52 BAB    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xii, 395 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2007 by Portobello Books, Ltd., with the title, One soldier's war in Chechnya. Individual chapters were first published in Russian literary journals during 2003-2006 and then in book form by Exmo in 2006." -- T.p. verso. Preface, April 2007. (p. xii)
Summary A young Russian soldier offers a harrowing chronicle of his experiences in the Chechen wars that captures the fear, chaos, hardship, drudgery, and brutality of modern warfare, documenting his personal odyssey from naïve, teenage conscript to battle-hardened soldier.
Subject Babchenko, Arkadiĭ.
Soldiers -- Russia (Federation) -- Chechni︠a︡ -- Biography.
Russia (Federation) -- Armed forces -- Military life.
Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994- -- Personal narratives, Russian.
Added Author Allen, Nick.
ISBN 9780802118608

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