WHAT THE RUSSIAN GENERALS THINK: Reds See Victory

Beyond Atomic Holocaust the Reds See Victory

WHAT THE RUSSIAN GENERALS THINK

THE West's military leaders have long understood that their Soviet counterparts were thinking along lines quite different from postwar Western military thought. This difference was condescendingly put down to a time lag on the part of the Russians; they were believed frozen in the experience of World War II, unable to face the implications of the new nuclear weapons. This week, in a coldly penetrating study* of modern Soviet military doctrine, Russian-speaking Raymond L. Garthoff, 29, Defense Department analyst and specialist on Soviet military writings, enters a...

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