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NATO and the Warsaw Pact

NATO and the Warsaw Pact

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Published by NATO? in [Brussels? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization.,
  • Warsaw Treaty Organization.,
  • Balance of power.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    ContributionsNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14213989M

    The best single book on this subject to date, Coker's study avoids well-worn arguments about the real degree of East-West competition in Africa and instead weaves together good analyses of several issues which are central for the respective sides: the extent of NATO cooperation with Portugal and South Africa; East European concern about access to southern Africa's minerals; the GDR's role in. ‎There is no shortage of literature addressing the workings, influence, and importance of NATO and the Warsaw Pact individually or how the two blocs faced off during the decades of the Cold War. However, little has been written about the various intrabloc tensions that plagued both alliances during t.

      The threat of West Germany’s entry into NATO in caused the USSR to retaliate by forming the Warsaw Pact or ‘Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance.’ Become a . The Warsaw Pact was cancelled on July 1st, , and the Communist government was overthrown in most of the member countries. Most former pact members joined NATO. In , the Polish government made available over 1, previously classified documents from the days of the pact, including some detailing a nuclear war plan.

      The Warsaw Pact was established in after West Germany became a part of NATO. It was formally known as the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance. The Warsaw Pact, made up of Central and Eastern European countries, was meant to counter the threat from the NATO : Matt Rosenberg. Vienna, Munich, Verona, and other European population and cultural centers were to be “completely destroyed,” according to Warsaw Pact plans for war in Europe made public today on the Zurich-based web site of the Parallel History Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact (PHP) -- an international consortium of scholars dedicated to the study.


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The essays in NATO and the Warsaw Pact seek to address that glaring gap in the historiography by utilizing a wide range of case studies to explore these often-significant tensions, dispelling in the process all thoughts that the alliances always operated smoothly and without internal dissent.4/4(1).

Printed books are making a comeback and while these three titles lack the glitz of the kind produced by the best-known military specialist publishers, there is a substance to Mr. Phillips’ work that should make these books attractive to readers interested in the armed forces of the Warsaw Pact.

Inthe US and 11 other Western nations joined the NATO to stop the spread of communism. NATO is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. More cou. The Warsaw Pact was created in reaction to the integration of West Germany into NATO in per the Paris Pacts ofbut it is also considered to have been motivated by Soviet desires to maintain control over military forces in Central and Eastern Europe.

Warsaw Pact: The Communist Alliance. The formation of the Warsaw Pact was in some ways a response to the creation of NATO, although it did.

Buy This Book in Print. summary. Essays on Cold War tensions within NATO and the Warsaw Pact. There is no shortage of literature addressing the workings, influence, and importance of NATO and the Warsaw Pact individually or how the two blocs faced off during the decades of the Cold War.

However, little has been written about the various. The immediate occasion for the Warsaw Pact was the Paris agreement among the Western powers admitting West Germany to the North Atlantic Treaty Warsaw Pact was, however, the first step in a more systematic plan to strengthen the Soviet hold over its satellites, a program undertaken by the Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolay Bulganin after their.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of NATO and the Warsaw Pact: A Combat Assessment (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, NATO and the Warsaw Pact: The Warsaw Pact A good overall review of the countries that make up NATO and Warsaw Pact as well as non-aligned nations.

The author provides a good analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the countries. An interesting read. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: 5. The NATO-Warsaw Pact military competition at the heart of the Cold War was also the incubator of a ‘Revolution in Military Affairs’ (RMA) in Europe in the s and s, which predates the better-known American concept of RMAof the s.

Recent scholarship on NATO and the Warsaw Pact has gone a long way in unearthingFile Size: KB. Start studying NATO and the Warsaw Pact.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The essays in NATO and the Warsaw Pact seek to address that glaring gap in the historiography by utilizing a wide range of case studies to explore these often-significant tensions, dispelling in the process all thoughts that the alliances always operated smoothly and without internal by: 8.

The Warsaw Pact The Warsaw Pact: An Alliance in Search of a Purpose Vojtech Mastny Polish-East German Relations, Sheldon Anderson The Warsaw Pact and the German Question, Conflict and Consensus Douglas Selvage The Warsaw Pact and Southern Tier Conflicts, Jordan Baev Author: Mary Ann Heiss.

On Augtens of thousands of Soviet and East European ground and air forces moved into Czechoslovakia and occupied the country in an attempt to end the 'Prague Spring' reforms and restore an orthodox Communist regime.

The leader of the Soviet Communist Party, Leonid Brezhnev, was initially reluctant to use military force and tried to pressure his counterpart in Czechoslovakia. The Armies of NATO'S central Front was written in and is probably the definative work of this nature on NATO'S armies covering a wealth of detail particularly on organisation that is other wise rather more difficult to come by than data on the Warsaw pact and the Soviet Union.

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If it had remained purely conventional warfare, the USSR had much greater forces at that time, and although much of theirs was not as advanced they had sufficient superiority of numbers to roll over Europe with any opposition only able to slow, no.

This book addresses these military considerations, as well as the political and social dimensions of European security. The distinguished authors discuss four major subjects--European security perspectives, NATO, the warsaw Pact, and resource allocations for defense--within the framework of comparative alliance by: 1.

Warsaw Pact, and with no new like threat of that scale emerging to take its place, NATO’s role as a collective defense alliance is largely voided. Hence, historyFile Size: KB. @article{osti_, title = {NATO-Warsaw Pact. Force mobilization}, author = {Simon, J.}, abstractNote = {Recent demographic and economic trends present mobilization problems for both the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Warsaw Pact.

When the United States and the Soviet Union agreed to rid Europe of intermediate-range nuclear weapons, their agreement increased the emphasis. Artillery of the Warsaw Pact provides a compelling and detailed account of the artillery used by Warsaw Pact countries and the important role it played during this period of suspicion, tension and unease.

The powerful weapons created at this time had the potential to destroy significant enemy resources, posing a very real threat to NATO forces.Done in Warsaw, on May 1,in one copy each in the Russian, Polish, Czech, and German languages, all the texts being equally authentic. Certified copies of the present treaty shall be transmitted by the government of the Polish People's Republic to all the parties to this treaty.

Source from Soviet News, No. ( ), pp. File Size: 22KB.This book draws upon essays prepared for the NATO-Warsaw Pact conference. In these essays, Us and European specialists discuss developments and vulnerabilities in the blocs. They address four issues: (1) mobilization and reinforcement, (2) developments in front-line states, (3) communications and transportation problems, and (4) difficulties on Cited by: