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6827HISTORY OF THE RED ARMY, THE (PART ONE)*HISTORY OF THE RED ARMY, THE (PART ONE)*1993color53 minvhs Empowered by Lenin and created by Trotsky, The Red Army became one of the Soviet's most powerful forces. Witness Stalin's infamous purges of tens of thousands of his military officers, ruthless Civil War battlefield clashes between The Red Army and White Russian troops, bloody conquests in Manchuria, and the devastating loss of 70,000 troops in the Finnish war where the exposure of weaknesses in Soviet military performance prompted Hitler's attack on the USSR. (Donated by the Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies Center) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)