Theses and Dissertations
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Initiative in Soviet Air Force tactics and decision making
This thesis discusses the evolution of individual initiative in fighter tactics of the Soviet Air Force. World War II forced pilots to break from restrictive tactics and to develop and use initiative in combat. By war's ...
Deception in Soviet military doctrine and operations.
This thesis analyzes the role deception serves in the armed forces of the Soviet Union. The analysis focuses on the Soviets' mindset, historical application, military doctrine, organization, and current application of ...
The CPSU Politburo in the Eighties: stasis and succession
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1984-06)
In the absence of constitutional guidelines for political succession in the USSR, the Brezhnev succession proceeded on an ad hoc basis. The electron of Yuri Andropov as General Secretary in November 1982 followed an intense ...
Valenta, Jiri (3)
Branch Of Service
Captain, United States Air Force (3)