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kII BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOVIET GUERRILLA WARFARE
AND SOVIET UNDERGROUND ACTIVITIES
I1 byAlexander Pronin
Operations & Policy Research, Inc.Washington, D.C.f
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5 This special " Ibliography of Soviet Guerrilla Warfare" developedby Alexander Pronin is a derivative of a subcontract between The
American University and Operations and Policy Research, Inc.,, for
which Dr. Paul A. Linebarger was the principal investigator.
This bibliography is oriented toward guerrillas and guerrilla war-
I fare as a weapon system used by the Soviet Army in fighting the Germans.While it relates basically to the tactics and techniques of Soviet
guerrilla fighting during World War II, it was an element of a larger
Sstudy designed to explore internal (revolutionary) war as an instrumenta.,& r. ess of socio-political change.
UI BIBLIOGRAPflY OF SOVIET GUERRILIA WARFARE
AND SOVIET UNDERGROUND ACTIVITIES
I by Alexander ProninI This bibliography covers the seven-year period between 1956-1963.
It has 227 book entries, each item having one or two lines of description.
The greater part of the material is made up of novels, firsthand
accounta, and memoirs; and some books contain documents, such as reports,
leaflets, handbills, and posters. No military manuals are included, although
some of the books listed are recommended to noncommissioned officers of
jthe Red Army and to Soviet youth. For research purposes, there are usefulitems for both the specialist and the lay reader in military affairs,
psychological warfare, tactics,cartography, and military abbreviations.
Some of the books exist in two, or more editions, and provide interesting
comparisons for study.
Military. There is a great deal of material on various battles
and campaigns arid on the organization and control of guerrilla hands.
Psychological Warfare. A number of books contain representations of
leaflets, handbills, and appeals to th, 3ple in occupied areas as well
as to collaborators, including the U.P.A. -ian Revolutionary Army).
Tactics. Items dealing with specific tactical problems of guerrilla
warfare, planning of attacks, and withdrawal of guerrilla bands, are
Cartography. More recent publications have good maps of guerrilla
regions (Partizanskii Krai), diagrams of raids, and maps of single guerrillaattacks.
3 Mil.itAr Abbreviations. There is excellent presentation of numerousabbreviat.ons, used by Soviet guerrillas, and of guerrilla jargon, wi-ichdiffers considerably from it-, issian.
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GUERRILLA ACTIONIN THE USSR DURING WORLD WAR II
1. Ablova, R.T. This Ha~pened in Byelorussia (Eto bylo v Belorussii).From history of youth's struggle in the guerrilla units andunderground. Molodaia Gvardia, Moscow, 1957, 192 pp.
2. About a tarU Underground in Minsk during the Great Fatherland War
("P. Porinom Fodpole v Minske v Gody Velikoi Otechestvanoi Voiny).Gosizdat BSSR, Minsk, 1960, 90 pp.
3. Aftentuk, S., Elin, D., Levit, S. Comsomol and.Youth of Moldaviaduring the years of the Great Fatherland War. (Ko"msomol i MolodezhMoldavii v Gody Velikoi Otechestvennoi. Voifny). GosizdatMoldavii, Kishinev, 1958, 60 pp.
4. Along the Road of Struggle and-Glory (Dorogoi Borby i Slavy). Recollec-tions of participants of the Great Fatherland War. Gosizdat, Moscow,1961, 543 pp.
5. Amirov, G. Through.Fire (Skvoz Ogon). Guerrilla notes. Tatknigoizdat,Kazan, 1961."!68-pp.
!6. Ampilov, V., Smirnov, V. In the Small City of Lid (V Melenkom
6orode Lide). Molodaia Gvardia, Moscow, 1962, 103 pp. AboutKomsomol underground organization in the city of Lid in Byelo-russia.
7. Andreev, V. People's War (Narodnaia Vci.,.. Kartia Moldovenskaia,Kishinev, 1960, 340 pp. Lenizdat, Leringrad, 1961, 407 pp. Aboutguerrilla movcment in Briansk vOblasf..
8. Andreev, V. A Seaman--Notes of a Guerrilla (Moriak. ZapiskiPartizana). Izdat Pravda, Moscow, 1954, 48 pi.
9. Andrievskii, N. The Danube in Flames (Dunsi v 0gne). Knigizdat,Odessa, 1959, 43 pp.
10. Androsov, M.V. Brave of Heart (Khrabzye Serdtza). Notes of aguerrilla. Izdat Molod, Kiev, 1957, 184 pp. Publishing houseZaporozhie, 1960, 147 pp. Published by Molod, Kiev, 1962, 190 pi.
11. Anisov, S. Along Steep Roads (Krutymi Dorogami). Published by GosizdatBSSR Minsk, 1960, 186 pp. Notes of a Komsomol underground worker.(I 12. Apivala, S. Brothers Falcon (Bratsy Sokoly). Notes of a guerrilla.Gosizdat, Vilno, 1961, 272 pp. (in Lithuanian language).
13, Artozeev, G. Guerrilla True Story (Partizanskaia Byl),. Voenizdat,Moscow, 1956, 267 pp. About a Chernigov guerrilla unit namedPopundrenko.
14. Azaroy, I.I. Siege of Odessa (Osashdennaia Odessa). Voenizdat,Moscow, 1962, 211 pp.
15. Bakradze, D. Heroes' Blood (Kroviiu Geroev). Gosizdat of Georgia,Tbilisi; Book 1, 1953, 3 pp. Book II, 1956, 464 pp. InGeorgian. Zaria Vostoka Thilisi, 1956, 587 pp; 1961, 516 pp.Goslitizdat, Kiev, 1959, 546 pp. In Russian. Sketches of aguerrilla whose unit was fighting in the Ukraine.
( 16. Balkovoi, P.N. People's Militia of the SovietUkraine duringthe Great Fatherland War. (Narodnoe Opolchenie SovietikoiUkrainy v Period Velikoi Otechestvennoi Voiny). AN USSR, Kiev,1961, 104 pp.
17. Bazyma, G. In the Wake of a Large Raid (Sledami Bolshogo Reida).( Molod, Kiev,. 1959,'367 pp. About the Kovpak campaign.18. Bedzik, D. Unconquered Tribe (Plemia Nepokorimykh). Molod, Kiev,
1958, 96 pp.
19. Begma, V., Kizia, L. Route of the Unconquered (Puti Nepokornykh).Sovietskii Pisatel, Kiev, 1962, 502 pp. About guerrilla movementin Bovno area.
20, Beliaev, S., Kuznetzov, P. People's Militiaof Leningrad (NarodnoeOpolchenie Leningrada). Published Leningrad, 1951, 1932 pp.
21. Beliavetz, V.F. Donietz Revengists (Donetzskie Mstiteli). Guerrillanotes. Knigoizdatelstvo Dohetz, 1962, 167 pp.
22. Berezhnoi, I. Notes of a Scout (Zapiski Razvedchika). KnigoizdatelstvoGorkii, 1960, Book I, 190 pp. The author is a commander of aspecial unit which was sent into the enemy's rear on orders of thestaff of the Briansk Front.
23. Berliskii, D., Pogrebinskii, M. Heroic Deed of Ian Nalepki (Podviglana Nalepki). Voenizdat, Moscow, 1960, 102 pp. A Slovak officeramong the Ukrainian guerrillas.
24. Bogatyr, Z.A. In the Enem 's Rear (V Tylu Vraga). Sotzekgiz,Moscow, 1963, 3T20 pp. About guerrilla activity in the Ukraine;memoirs of a commander of a guerrilla unit.
25. Bogdanov, S., Makshinskii, I. This Happened in Rzhev (Eto Bylov Bzheve). Knigoizdatelstvo:Kalinin, 1960, 142 pp.Recollections of guerrillas of the Great Fatherland War.
26. Borisenkov, V.M. Unforgettable Deeds of Youth During the GreatFatherland War (Bessmertnye Podvigi Molodezhi v Gody Velikoij Otechestvennoi Veiny). Izdatelstvo Znanie, Moscow, 1963, 47 pp.
27. Borisov, B. The People of Sevastogol Do Not Surrender (Sevastopoltzyne Sdaiutsia). Second rev i and enlarged edition. Krymizdat,Simferopol, 1961, 191 pp. About the struggle of people ofSevastopol during the war.
28. Borovikov, M.!. Smolensk Communists - Organizers and Leaders of theGuerrilla Movement (Smolenskie Kommunisty Organizatory i RukovoditeliPartizanskogo Dvizhenia). Moscow, 1953.
29. Bovkun, M. Soldiers of the Second Front (Soldaty Vtorogo Fronts).1Knizhno-Zhurnalnoe Izdatelstvo, LvoV, 1957, 245 pp. Guerrillaactivity in the Ukraine.
30. Brachas, B. A Throw Across the Railroad Tracks (Brosok CherezPolotno Zhelezn9i Dorogi). Goulitizdat Vilno, 1962, 262 pp.Recollections of a member of the guerrilla movement in Lithuania.
31. Briansk Guerrillas (Brianskle Partizany). Briansk, 1951.32. Bridikis, P. Along the Guerrilla 2aths (Po Partizanskim Tropam).
Gospolitnauchizdat Vilno, 1960,7266 pp.