Wall Street Journal called Ralph Peters "the thinking man's Tom Clancy". And indeed, "Red Army" (1989) can be compared to Clancy's novel of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe, "Red Storm Rising" (1986). But Peters has a twist employed by no other author of WWIII military fiction:
His viewpoint is exclusively that of the invading army - the Soviets! Everything is reported exactly as observed by the large and various cast of characters - from the humble... The War in 2020
By the year 2020, the political map of our world is hardly recognizable. Japan is an expansionist world power. As it moves into Siberia, and it meets the Russian army bolstered by a US expeditionary force......