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United States and Soviet special operations

John M Collins

United States and Soviet special operations

a study

by John M Collins

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special operations (Military science),
  • Special forces (Military science),
  • United States -- Military policy,
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S. and Soviet special operations
    Statementprepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress ; prepared at the request of the Special Operations Panel of the Readiness Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Readiness Subcommittee. Special Operations Panel
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, viii, 174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13610171M

    This book as well as "Commandos from the Sea: Soviet Naval Spetsnaz in World War II (Naval Institute Special Warfare Series)" Hardcover – October 1, by Iurii Strekhnin (Author), James F. Gebhardt (Translator), also available at , as well as others on former Soviet as well as current Russian military doctrine are more than important for those in US Armed services as well as US Reviews:   The Secret World of American Communism (), filled with revelations about Communist party covert operations in the United States, created an international the American authors of that book, along with Soviet archivist Kyrill M. Anderson, offer a second volume of profound social, political, and historical importance.

      Washington, D.C., April 6, – Secret CIA interviews with East bloc scientists and technicians in the mids yielded invaluable insights into Soviet nuclear capabilities, according to recently declassified intelligence records posted today by the George Washington University-based National Security Archive. One riveting account came from an eye-witness to a late This is the first in a planned series of Land Warfare Papers to be published by the Association of the United States Army's Institute of Land Warfare. It is timely and appropriate that in this inaugural paper the subject of the Soviet Union's ongoing program of perestroika is addressed.

      It is part of the Soviet General Staff series, a collection of internal studies of Red Army operations against Nazi Germany in WWII. The books provide an insider’s view of their logistics, intelligence, communications, and command and control. Earlier titles include The Battle of Moscow, The Battle of Kursk, and The Berlin Operation The United States and Russia Are Already at War Alexander Velez-Green. The United States and Russia are already at war. At least, that’s what many in Moscow seem to think. This war is not fought like past conflicts. It’s prosecuted today primarily by non-military means.


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