The Resource 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, (electronic resource)

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, (electronic resource)

Label
Blueprints for battle : planning for war in central Europe, 1948-1968
Title
Blueprints for battle
Title remainder
planning for war in central Europe, 1948-1968
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan Hoffenaar and Dieter Krüger ; English translation edited by David T. Zabecki
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
While scholarship abounds on the diplomatic and security aspects of the Cold War, very little attention has been paid to military planning at the operational level. In Blueprints for Battle, experts from Russia, the United States, and Europe address this dearth by closely examining the military planning of NATO and Warsaw Pact member nations from the end of World War II to the beginning of d?tente. Informed by material from recently opened archives, this collection investigates the perceptions and actions of the rival coalitions, exploring the challenges presented by nuclear technology, exa
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
355.02094090
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U155.E85
LC item number
B54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Germany
  • Hoffenaar, J
  • Krüger, Dieter
  • Zabecki, David T
Series statement
Foreign military studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Warsaw Treaty Organization
  • Military planning
  • Military planning
  • Military planning
  • Military history, Modern
  • Cold War
  • Europe
Label
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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
List of abbreviations and common terms -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136523
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)981380
  • (SSID)ssj0000713492
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11472195
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000713492
  • (PQKBWorkID)10658192
  • (PQKB)10495011
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC981380
  • (OCoLC)808738314
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15224
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000233598
Label
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, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
List of abbreviations and common terms -- 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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136523
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)981380
  • (SSID)ssj0000713492
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11472195
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000713492
  • (PQKBWorkID)10658192
  • (PQKB)10495011
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC981380
  • (OCoLC)808738314
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse15224
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000233598

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