Category: Cold War

The war that never happened except by proxy in other theatres.

Soviet Order of Battle and Doctrine in the Cold War

From the mid 1950s the Arab nations were equipped by the Soviet Union. In the absence of good data on the Arabs themselves here’s a description of the Soviets. As my main interest is company level infantry actions I will focus on motorised infantry battalions and below. Most details are taken from Isby (1981).

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