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Kindle ¾ 333 KGB and Spetsnaz seize Kabul á Mark Galeotti Storm 333 the operation to seize Kabul and assassinate Afghan leader Hafizullah Amin was at once a textbook success and the start of a terrible blunder It heralded the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan an operation intended to be a short largely symbolic show of force yet which uickly devolved into a gritty ten year counter insurgency that Moscow was never able to win Nonetheless Storm 333 was a striking success and despite initial concerns that it would be an impossible achievement it saw a relative handful of Soviet special forces drawn from the KGB and the military seize the heavily defended presidential palace neutralise the citys communications and defences and open Kabul to occupation The lessons learned then are still valid today and have been incorporated into modern Russian military practice visible most recently in the seizure of Crimea in 2014Written by a recognised expert on the Soviet security forces drawing extensively on Russian sources and fully illustrated with commissioned artwork this is the most detailed and compelling study of this fascinating operation available in English

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Storm 333 KGB and Spetsnaz seize Kabul Soviet Afghan War 1979 RaidStorm 333 the operation to seize Kabul and assassinate Afghan leader Hafizullah Amin was at once a textbook success and the start of a terrible blunder It heralded the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan an operation intended to be a short largely symbolic show of force yet which uickly devolved into a gritty ten year counter insurgency that Moscow was never able to win Nonetheless Storm 333 was a striking success and despite initial concerns that it would be an impossible achievement it saw a relative handful of Soviet special forces drawn from the KGB and the military seize the heavily defended presidential palace neutralise the citys communications and defences and open Kabul to occupation The lessons learned then are still valid today and have been incorporated into modern Russian military practice visible most recently in the seizure of Crimea in 2014Written by a recognised expert on the Soviet security forces drawing extensively on Russian sources and fully illustrated with commissioned artwork this is the most detailed and compelling study of this fascinating operation available in English