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International cold war military records and history proceedings of the International Conference on Cold War Military Records and History held in Washington, D.C., 21-26 March 1994 : sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the United States Army Center of Military History by International Conference on Cold War Military Records and History (1994 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cold War -- Sources -- Congresses.,
  • World politics -- 1945- -- Sources -- Congresses.,
  • Cold war -- Archival resources -- Congresses.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century -- Sources -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesProceedings of the International Conference on Cold War Military Records and History held in Washington, D.C., 21-26 March 1994
Statementedited by William W. Epley.
SeriesCMH pub ;, 70-49
ContributionsEpley, William W., United States. Dept. of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense., Center of Military History.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD839.3 .I49 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 560 p. ;
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL555190M
LC Control Number96137494
OCLC/WorldCa34493643

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  The book is forward-looking as well as retrospective, not least in encouraging us to reflect on how much the character of the present world owes to the Cold War. The result is a detailed survey that will be invaluable to students and scholars of military and international s: 3.   The Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted for decades and resulted in anti-communist suspicions and international incidents that led . The National Archives and Records Administration holds and makes available for research a significant quantity of federal records and presidential materials that document Cold War era activities and concerns of the United States Government. This web page provides links and citations to NARA-prepared or NARA-sponsored sources of information about this Cold War documentation. What military records does NARA have? The National Archives holds Federal military service records from the Revolutionary War to in the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. See details of holdings. Military records from WWI - present are held in the National Military Personnel Records Center (NPRC), in St. Louis, Missouri, See details of holdings.

Histories of the Cold War generally concentrate on the politics of it all. But for many, the Cold War's military implications and activities are just as interesting. Historical neglect ends with this book--or, more precisely, ended with the publication of these essays in Military History Quarterly over Reviews: Cold War, the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies. The Cold War was waged on political, economic, and propaganda fronts and had only limited recourse to weapons. The term was first used by the English writer George Orwell in an article published in to refer to what he predicted would be a.   About this journal. Published quarterly, War in History is a peer reviewed journal that publishes articles on war in all its aspects: economic, social, political and military including the study of naval forces, maritime power and air forces, as well as more narrowly defined military matters. There is no restriction as to period. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.   A Military History of the Cold War, – book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Cold War did not culminate in World War /5(4).