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U.S. and Soviet special operations

John M Collins

U.S. and Soviet special operations

by John M Collins

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnited States and Soviet special operations
    StatementJohn M. Collins
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 87-398 S, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 6, fr. 00887
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15456131M

      U.S. Intelligence and the Soviet Strategic Threat: Updated Edition - Ebook written by Lawrence Freedman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read U.S. Intelligence and the Soviet Strategic Threat: Updated : Lawrence Freedman. U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service 3 allocations to meet global requirements.”7 In October , USSOCOM was designated the DOD proponent for Security Force Assistance (SFA).8 In this role, USSOCOM performs a synchronizing function in global training and assistance planning similar to the previously.

    Analysis of Deep Attack Operations Operation Bagration, Belorussia, 22 June - 29 August By William M. Connor. Pages. Published: Operation BAGRATION took place during what the Soviet analysts consider the third period of the war: that of thD Soviet strategic offensives which marked the ascendancy of the Soviet armed forces over the German Wehrmacht. - The Soviet espionage that allowed decryption of U.S. communication codes. The book achieves a balance between technical detail and good storytelling. Readers are taught enough about sonar, radar, and other technologies to understand the relative advantages of U.S. and Soviet systems at different stages of the Cold War/5().

      As if the Soviet army and KGB weren’t enough, the Berlin special operators faced another equally formidable enemy: the U.S. government. The CIA was supposed to set up underground guerrilla groups in Eastern Europe that the Green Berets could train and lead, but the spy agency had little luck in creating them. About this Book Catalog Record Details. United States and Soviet special operations a study / prepared Collins, John M. View full catalog record.


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