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This book deals with the attempt by Soviet citizens to create an anti-Soviet Liberation Movement during the Second World War. The Movement's ultimate importance lies in its expression of grass-roots opposition to the Soviet regime, the first substantial such efflorescence since 1922. The motivation of its titular leader, Vlasov, is examined in detail, as is its fundamental ideology, analyzed within the context not merely of wartime but of prewar Soviet and Russian emigre; society.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: World War, 1939-1945 Regimental histories Soviet Union, Russkaia osvoboditel'naia armiia History, Komitet osvobozhdeniia narodov Rossii History, Vlasov, Andrei Andreevich, 1900-1946, Anti-communist movements Soviet Union