RUSSIA’S LAST GASP: THE EASTERN FRONT 1916-17
496pp., 30 illus., P.B. 2017 reissue. tHe Brusilov Offensive was intended to ease the pressure on Russia’s British and French allies by diverting German troops from the Western Front and knocking Austria-Hungary out of the war. The Brusilov Offensive was quickly characterised by innovative tactics, including the use of shock troops, a strategy that German armies would later adapt to great effect.