TITLE

Tolstoy's Introduction to War

AUTHOR(S)
Verney, Victor
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the introduction to war of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. As a young artillery officer in the Russian army, he served in Chechnya and in Crimea, and it was in those campaigns that Tolstoy got his firsthand experience of war. He compares military historians with deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
ACCESSION #
23655866

 

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