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Soviet readiness for war

Soviet readiness for war

assessing one of the major sources of east-west instability : report of the Defense Policy Panel of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.,
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673244M

    The Yom Kippur War, a study in Soviet Era Politics partly through the action of Sadat and partly through the Soviet leaders' readiness for self-restraint, a considerable relaxation of tension was in the offing. In fact, the expulsion of the Soviet advisers from Egypt, and the noisy cooling of relations between the two countries, was a. By contrast to the Germans? Woefully unprepared. By contrast to most of the nations of the world? Woefully overprepared. The thing is, the Soviet Union had one of the world’s largest and most powerful armies in She had an official strength o.

    The Soviet Defense Industry Complex in World War II* Mark Harrison** 4 See M. Harrison, Soviet Planning in Peace and War, (Cambridge, ), appendix 4. On continuity with the postwar organization of the defence where they were responsible for ensuring war readiness, chasing the progress of defense orders, and accepting far File Size: KB. [] CHAPTER Peace Becomes Cold War, The United States did not return to its prewar isolationism after World War II. The balance of power in Europe and Asia and the safety of ocean distances east and west that made isolation possible had vanished, the balance upset by the war, the protection of oceans eliminated by advances in air transportation and weaponry.

    Opinion Opinion: May — The start of a cold peace. The unconditional surrender of the German Wehrmacht came into effect on May 8, at 11 p.m. Western European Time. 75 years later. 2 books -- The Revolution Betrayed: What Is the Soviet Union and Where Is It Going + The Soviet Union, What It Is and Where It Is Going. A guide to the study of Leon Trotsky's 'The Revolution Betrayed,' Nine Lectures Presented to the West Coast Vacation School, September , and to the School of International Socialism, November to.


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