Poland: New Invasion Jitters

A perilous strike is averted—but concern continues to grow Worrisome military movements in the Soviet Union's western districts. Reports of Soviet transport planes landing in southwestern Poland with helicopters and other heavy gear. An unexpected extension of the two-week-old Warsaw Pact maneuvers in and around Poland. Stepped-up attacks against Polish "counterrevolutionaries" in Izvestiya, Soviet government newspaper. A sudden flight to Prague by Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev to meet with Warsaw Pact leaders. It seemed all too reminiscent of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, an operation that had followed on the heels...

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