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Zwischen Buendnistreue und staatlichen Eigeninteressen: Die Streitkraefte der DDR und der CSSR 1968 bis 1990 (Between Loyalty and State Self-Interests: The Armed Forces of the GDR and the CSSR 1968 to 1990)

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The special relationship between the National Peoples Army NVA of the GDR and the Czechoslovak Peoples Army CSLA are, paradoxically may also seem to elucidate most in the West perspective The Federal Republic of Germany - that is, the country which is likely to become the central and decisive battlefield of a war between East and West would - bordered on two member states of the Warsaw Pact the Germans Democratic RepublicGDR and the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic CSSR. This was by far the longest line of direct confrontation between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO and the Warsaw Contract Organization WVO 1, the largest military alliances in world history. The anticipated front run would be in a passage of associations of WYO through Lower Austria still around the federal German-Austrian border between Passau and Berchtesgaden has been extended. From the west, this resulted a comprehensive threat scenario for the geographically north-south direction long stretched Federal Republic.

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  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Forces and Organizations

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[A, Approved For Public Release]