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By Gordon L. Rottman

Osprey's learn of the floor forces of the chilly struggle (1946-1991). whereas a lot has been released at the militia of the USSR throughout the Eighties, strangely little is obtainable at the forces provided by way of the opposite member countries of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling the dimensions of the us military, the mixed floor forces of the six non-Soviet Warsaw Pact nations totalled over 775,000 lively troops, with virtually million flooring forces reserves. This ebook examines the historical past, association and uniforms of the usually neglected DDR, Czechoslovak, Polish, Bulgarian, Hungarian and Romanian forces on the finish of the chilly warfare.

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