A Cardboard Castle?: An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1991

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Vojtech Mastny, Malcolm Byrne
Central European University Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Political Science - 726 pages
This is the first book to document, analyze, and interpret the history of the Warsaw Pact based on the archives of the alliance itself. As suggested by the title, the Soviet bloc military machine that held the West in awe for most of the Cold War does not appear from the inside as formidable as outsiders often believed, nor were its strengths and weaknesses the same at different times in its surprisingly long history, extending for almost half a century.
 

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About the author (2005)

Vojtech Mastny has taught history and international relations at Columbia University, the University of Illinois, and The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. His many books include The Helsinki Process and the Reintegration of Europe, 1986-1991 (1992) and The Czechs
under Nazi Rule (1971), which won the Clarke F. Ansley award.

Malcolm Byrne is Director of Research at the National Security Archive.

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