Blueprints for Battle: Planning for War in Central Europe, 1948-1968 by Jan Hoffenaar

Blueprints for Battle: Planning for War in Central Europe, 1948-1968

byJan Hoffenaar, Dieter Krüger, David T. Zabecki

Kobo ebook | August 22, 2012

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While scholarship abounds on the diplomatic and security aspects of the Cold War, very little attention has been paid to military planning at the operational level. In Blueprints for Battle, experts from Russia, the United States, and Europe address this dearth by closely examining the military planning of NATO and Warsaw Pact member nations from the end of World War II to the beginning of détente. Informed by material from recently opened archives, this collection investigates the perceptions and actions of the rival coalitions, exploring the challenges presented by nuclear technology, examining how military commanders' perceptions changed from the 1950s to the 1960s, and discussing logistical coordination among allied states. The result is a detailed study that offers much-needed new perspectives on the military aspects of the early Cold War.

Title:Blueprints for Battle: Planning for War in Central Europe, 1948-1968Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 22, 2012Publisher:The University Press of KentuckyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813139821

ISBN - 13:9780813139821

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