Au Coeur de la Guerre Froid

La mission militaire de Potsdam 1947-1989

Patrick Manificat

Date Published :
June 2017
Publisher :
Histoire and Collections
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9782352504030
Pages : 200
Dimensions : 12 X 9 inches
Stock Status : In stock


French Text

The three 'military missions of Potsdam' composed of a handful of American, British and French soldiers, traveled to Germany and the East daily for the duration of the cold war. In permanent contact with the opponent and observing them with a professional eye on land and in the air in defiance of dangers, these strange 'reporters' became the most reliable source to assess the threat of Soviet and East German forces, and especially to detect any attempt to attack the West by surprise. This book is an exclusive testimony to life at high risk of these men of the shadow. The reader will discover the harsh reality of the cold war described by those who have done so, in this particularly hostile environment, in the middle of a population closely monitored by the regime and quick to the denouncement, only one rule: do not get caught...

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