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Two armies and one fatherland : the end of the Nationale Volksarmee

Author: Jörg Schönbohm
Publisher: Providence, RI ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 1996.
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In October 1990 West German general Jorg Schonbohm and a small team of experts moved into the headquarters of the former East German army to effect the unprecedented: the takeover, in peacetime and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jörg Schönbohm
ISBN: 1571810692 9781571810694
OCLC Number: 877992974
Notes: Tit. orig.: Zwei Armeen und ein Vaterland.
Description: IX, 209 p., [4] p. di tav. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword John M. Shalikashvili, General U.S. Army Preface Chapter 1. First Experiences in Moscow Chapter 2. Developments in Security Policy after 1988 Chapter 3. First Talks with the GDR Leadership Chapter 4. The NVA Prior to 3 October 1990 Chapter 5. Last Days Before Unification Chapter 6. In the Bundeswehr-Kommando Ost Chapter 7. Daily Routine Chapter 8. First Decisions on Disbanding Units Chapter 9. An Interim Balance Sheet - Between Hope and Resignation Chapter 10. Optimism Spreads Chapter 11. Questions of Social Welfare Chapter 12. The New Era Becomes Apparent Chapter 13. The Reconstruction Chapter 14. The Federal President Visits the Eastern Headquarters Chapter 15. Visible Progress Epilogue Select List of Names Index
Responsibility: Jörg Schönbohm ; translated from the German by Peter and Elfi Johnson.


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About the German edition: "... excellent and very helpful." * John R. Galvin, Gen. (Ret.), US Military Academy, West Point "[This book] is worth reading. It is honest and does not hide anything ... Read more...

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