Was the Russian Army the largest in history?

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yes, however...

Post by Smert-Fashistam » 19 Aug 2002 01:18

Although largest in number russian army lacked equipment, food and other provisions, and add complete Soviet disregard to human life (i.e. sending a squad of 100 soldiers armed w/30 rifles at m34 machine gun emplacement) the casualties were the biggest and because Stalin executed 70% of experoienced commanders just as war was about to start - the worst organized at the initial years of war

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