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Afghanistan

Vladislav Tamarov


PUBLISHED: 1st April 1996
ISBN: 9781580084161
ANNOTATION:
Vladislav Tamarov was drafted into the Soviet Army and sent to fight in Afghanistan at the age of 19. This photo essay presents a powerful portrait of a traumatic war. It is composed of 621 days of war and 217 days of combat missions secretly recorded by camera and private diary.
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PUBLISHED: 1st April 1996
ISBN: 9781580084161
ANNOTATION:
Vladislav Tamarov was drafted into the Soviet Army and sent to fight in Afghanistan at the age of 19. This photo essay presents a powerful portrait of a traumatic war. It is composed of 621 days of war and 217 days of combat missions secretly recorded by camera and private diary.

Annotation

Vladislav Tamarov was drafted into the Soviet Army and sent to fight in Afghanistan at the age of 19. This photo essay presents a powerful portrait of a traumatic war. It is composed of 621 days of war and 217 days of combat missions secretly recorded by camera and private diary.

Publisher Description

Drafted into the Soviet Army in April 1984 and sent at the age of 19 to serve in Afghanistan as a minesweeper, Vladislav Tamarov turned in secret to the pen and the camera to chronicle his 621 days of war. Photographs depicting the haunted faces of both soldiers and civilians, the country's mountainous terrain, and the banality of daily life are interspersed with Tamarov's unsentimental but passionate prose.

Author Biography

Vladislav Tamarov was born in Leningrad. He was drafted into the Soviet Army and was sent to fight in Afghanistan at the age of 19. Tamarov chronicled his experience in Afghanistan: A Russian Soldier's Story. He died in 2014.

Product Details

Author
Vladislav Tamarov
Pages
192
ISBN-10
1580084168
ISBN-13
9781580084161
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
A Russian Soldier's Story
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b&w photographs
Media
Book
Year
1996
Publication Date
1996-04-01
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
Short Title
Afghanistan
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade