The Differences Between The U.S. And U.S.S.R. Cold War Armies You Never Learned In History Class

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It is common knowledge that together the United States and its allies won World War II. But the war may never have been won without the profound sacrifices of the Soviet Union, then standing shoulder to shoulder with America and Britain. Described by historian Max Hastings as “the main engine of Nazism’s destruction”, the Red Army suffered approximately 80 times more casualties than the United States.