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War Survival in Soviet Strategy: USSR Civil Defense
War Survival in Soviet Strategy: USSR Civil Defense
By Leon Gouré
Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami, 1976, 218 pp
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America's best-informed expert on the subject describes the Soviet civil defense and related war-survival programs in the context of an overall strategy based on the changing correlation of world forces. Foy Kohler's foreword draws conclusions as to Soviet risk-taking and the need for U.S. action to ensure strategic balance.