NATO-Warsaw Pact assessment of the conventional force balance : report to the Chairmen, Committees on Armed Services, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Armed Forces.,
  • Warsaw Treaty Organization -- Armed Forces.

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Other titlesAssessment of the conventional force balance.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
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Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
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The Warsaw Pact was declared at an end on 25 February and the Czechoslovak President, Vaclav Havel, formally declared an end to it on 1 July

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