By Gordon L. Rottman
Osprey's research of the floor forces of the chilly battle (1946-1991). whereas a lot has been released at the militia of the USSR through the Nineteen Eighties, unusually little is accessible at the forces provided through the opposite member international locations of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling the dimensions of the USA military, the mixed floor forces of the six non-Soviet Warsaw Pact nations totalled over 775,000 lively troops, with nearly million floor forces reserves. This booklet examines the background, association and uniforms of the usually neglected DDR, Czechoslovak, Polish, Bulgarian, Hungarian and Romanian forces on the finish of the chilly conflict.