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    Sources and suggested reading

    Post by viperzero on Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:06 pm

    for anyone interested I have some of the things I read to prepare for this rp

    http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/20thcentury/articles/fuldagap.aspx

    very good article on US forces in Europe

    http://www.alternatewars.com/WW3/the_war_that_never_was.htm

    comparison of the US and Soviet militaries


    http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=279881

    discussion and time line on wwiii, inspired this

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CENTAG_wartime_structure_in_1989
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_War_tank_formations

    useful wiki stuff, bit dated though

    https://books.google.com/books?id=Ue7FAAAAQBAJ&pg=PA156&lpg=PA156&dq=Bundeswehr+495000+reserve&source=bl&ots=pACVAsbXOk&sig=UC-lQuw1j15fduYj9zw4Gy_A_AA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=9A8FVZqgKYGigwT2iIPQCA&ved=0CDUQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=Bundeswehr%20495000%20reserve&f=false

    https://books.google.com/books?id=l-ciwC9gDR8C&pg=PA20&lpg=PA20&dq=nato+tank+force&source=bl&ots=XmgXbF7m1O&sig=TW7ljFPk7p7ZBBEjWj8eUBzfJBE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=wG0LVbXKLMWpNv_qgcAH&ved=0CDgQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=nato%20tank%20force&f=false
    german military

    https://books.google.com/books?id=l-ciwC9gDR8C&pg=PA20&lpg=PA20&dq=nato+tank+force&source=bl&ots=XmgXbF7m1O&sig=TW7ljFPk7p7ZBBEjWj8eUBzfJBE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=wG0LVbXKLMWpNv_qgcAH&ved=0CDgQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=nato%20tank%20force&f=false

    tank forces


    https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/books-and-monographs/a-cold-war-conundrum/source.htm

    CIA report about 83 war scare and USN exercise that saw the largest armada in history sneak up on the soviet mainland


    http://www.acig.info/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=5&Itemid=47
    post wwii air to air combat

    https://defenseissues.wordpress.com/2013/08/17/evading-air-to-air-missile/

    getting out of the way of a missile


    http://web.archive.org/web/20121019003455/http://siadapp.dmdc.osd.mil/personnel/M01/fy95/SMS211R.HTM

    historical sizes of the us military


    wars that influenced this

    Vietnam
    war of attrition
    yom kippur
    Somalia Ethiopia
    Iran Iraq
    1982 Lebanon
    South African border war/Angola
    Gulf war 1991

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    Cold War Movies
    top gun
    War games
    Bond movies

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