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Soviet military policy since World War II

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Published by Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam T. Lee, Richard F. Staar ; foreword by William R. van Cleave.
      SeriesHoover Press publication
      ContributionsStaar, Richard Felix, 1923-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .L389 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2552241M
      ISBN 100817983015
      LC Control Number85046055

      From US and Canada, call toll-free 1. Don C. This strategy is unchanged from World War II until today. When the Chinese attacked the X Corps on the night of November 27—28, the task force held on the east side of the reservoir for four days. The Gorbachev Revolution. Early Career The son of a shoemaker, Stalin studied —99 for the priesthood at the theological seminary at Tiflis, but was expelled.

      But Finland was prepared to fight. At the same time, it holds any coercive external imposition of Communism to be at best suspect, and at worst disruptive and counterproductive of genuine organic social change. The Soviet Union is our main competitor for power and influence in the world. At the time Finns used the name to make clear its perceived relationship to the preceding Winter War of 30 November to 13 Marchthe first of two wars fought between Finland and the Soviet Union during World War II. Rothbard Tags: Murray N.

      First, there is no doubt that the Soviets, along with all other Marxist-Leninists, would like to replace all existing social systems by Communist regimes. The purges extended even to the head of the secret policeG. Having further strengthened his personal power in the course of World War II, Stalin used it ruthlessly to consolidate his control within the Soviet Union and the emerging Soviet empire against what he perceived as renewed capitalist threats. Soviet Strategy Beyond the Year Although other books discuss various aspects of Soviet military thought, this study by senior scholars more thoroughly combines the perspectives of history and the social sciences to understand Soviet military doctrine, experience, and tendencies from its birth with Lenin's militarization of Marxism in to the far-reaching changes introduced by Gorbachev--with all the attendant dilemmas and tensions up to the coup and revolutionary upheavals of He was voted the rank of marshal of the Soviet Union and of generalissimo


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Barbusse tr. Examples range from premodern Japan to Communist Albania to innumerable dictatorships in the Third World today. The strategy of Soviet arms-control and disarmament policy can be summarized in what we have termed the ratchet strategy of peaceful coexistence, in which a strategic advance is achieved through the tactics of multiple and indirect lines of approach, legitimized through invocation of peaceful coexistence, and made permanent and irreversible both by treaties and agreements and by the increasing military capability of the Soviet Union and her allies.

In short, Russia wanted countries on her border that would not be anti-Communist in a military sense, and that would not be used as a springboard for another invasion. Emerging from the gauntlet with about one-third of its men dead, wounded, or missing and most of its equipment lost, the division staggered back into South Korea to refit.

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Soviet Expansion and the Coming of the Cold War, This increasing conservatism under Stalin and his successors strengthened and reinforced the nonaggressive, "peaceful-coexistence" policy. The majority of the losses comprised ethnic Russians 5,followed by ethnic Ukrainians 1, Stalin maintained that his program of consolidating "socialism in one country," although demanding immense sacrifice and discipline, would render the USSR immune to attacks by capitalist nations and would demonstrate the superiority of the socialist system.

The strategy of Soviet arms-control and disarmament policy can be summarized in what we have termed the ratchet strategy of peaceful coexistence, in which a strategic advance is achieved through the tactics of multiple and indirect lines of approach, legitimized through invocation of peaceful coexistence, and made permanent and irreversible both by treaties and agreements and by the increasing military capability of the Soviet Union and her allies.

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Soviet military policy since World War II

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