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"Red Alert: Structure and Uniforms of the Soviet Infantry Regiment" is a comprehensive exploration and systematization of modern knowledge regarding the Soviet Army during the later decades of the Cold War, spanning from 1969 to 1991.

Despite the significance of this time period, the current understanding of it is marred by fragmentation, outdated information, and poor presentation. Furthermore, the availability of reliable sources in English is severely limited.

Nonetheless, this subject holds considerable relevance for historians, researchers, and collectors alike. It sheds light on a pivotal era in the history of the Soviet Armed Forces, one that continues to capture the imagination through Hollywood movies and propaganda posters. Additionally, individuals who served in West Germany during this period may find familiar faces within the pages of this book.

It will cover the following topics:

  • The structure of the Soviet Armed Forces
  • Parade and everyday uniforms
  • Insignia
  • Field equipment
  • Small arms
  • NBC kit


Our manuscript is elegantly presented in a contemporary style, accompanied by a wealth of full-color images printed on high-quality photo paper. Our dedicated teams have meticulously crafted hundreds of precise depictions of soldiers, ensuring accuracy and authenticity.

Moreover, we have conducted interviews with dozens of veterans and meticulously analyzed tens of thousands of documentary photographs to validate the material presented within our work. Throughout this process, quality has remained our utmost priority, ensuring that our readers receive the most comprehensive and accurate portrayal of the subject matter.



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Red Alert: Structure of Soviet Infantry Regiment

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