Soviet Military Doctrine
Continuity, Formulation, And Dissemination
This book aims to document from basic Soviet sources the development of Soviet military doctrine and its impact upon the Soviet Armed Forces. It examines the content of Soviet military doctrine and focuses on Soviet military doctrine as it passed through the short regimes of Andropov and Chernenko.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Continuity and Change in Soviet Military Doctrine -- The Background of Soviet Military Doctrine -- Soviet Military Doctrine, 1960–1970 -- Soviet Military Doctrine in the Arms Control Era -- Soviet Military Doctrine in the 1980s -- Laws of War and Laws of Armed Combat -- Formulation and Dissemination of Soviet Military Doctrine -- Role of the CPSU in Formulating Military Doctrine -- Role of the Soviet Government in Formulating Military Doctrine -- Dissemination of Soviet Military Doctrine -- Conclusions: Continuity or Change? -- Military Members of the Central Committee CPSU (March 1986) -- Official Military Holidays -- Official Books* -- Original Plan of the Officer’s Library Series -- Winners of the Frunze Prize -- Warsaw Pact Military Doctrine
Harriet Fast Scott, William F. Scott