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

edited by Jan Hoffenaar and Dieter Krüger ; English translation edited by David T. Zabecki
Format
Book
Published
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012.
Language
English
Series
Foreign Military Studies
ISBN
9780813136516 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0813136512 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780813136523 (pdf), 0813136520 (pdf), 9780813139821 (epub), 0813139821 (epub)
Contents
  • Introduction: the plans of the Warsaw Pact and NATO / Jan Hoffenaar and Dieter Krüger
  • Strategic problems and the central sector, 1948-1968: an overview / Lawrence S. Kaplan
  • Aims and realities: NATO's forward defense and the operational planning level at NORTHAG / Bruno Thoss
  • Soviet and Warsaw Pact military strategy from Stalin to Brezhnev: the transformation from "strategic defense" to "unlimited nuclear war, " 1945-1968 / Matthias Uhl
  • Waiting to be kissed? NATO, NORTHAG, and intelligence / Richard J. Aldrich
  • East German military intelligence for the Warsaw Pact in the central sector / Jan Hoffenaar
  • Waste and confusion? NATO logistics from the Dutch perspective / Herman Roozenbeek
  • The logistics system of the Soviet and Warsaw Pact armed forces in the 1950s and 1960s / Dimitri N. Filippovych
  • Soviet Union military planning, 1948-1968 / Viktor Gavrilov
  • War games in Europe: the U.S. Army experiments with atomic doctrine / Donald A. Carter
  • Fighting for the heart of Germany: German I Corps and NATO's plans for the defense of the north German plain in the 1960s / Helmut Hammerich
  • The German Democratic Republic / Torsten Diedrich
  • The British Army of the Rhine and defense plans for Germany, 1945-1955 / Robert Evans
  • The Dutch contribution to the defense of the central sector / Jan Hoffenaar
  • Concluding remarks: warfare in the central sector / Gregory W. Pedlow.
Description
xxxvii, 261 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "An AUSA book"--P. facing t.p.
  • "Published by special arrangement with Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt [Military History Research Institute, MGFA], Posdam, Germany"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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