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Daniel, please read The Fifty Year War

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Submitted by Tom Davis (United States), Sep 21, 2007 at 19:10

The Fifty Year War (Norman Friedman, U.S. Naval Institute), drawing on documents made public after the fall of Communism, shows very clearly that the Soviets instigated the war up until the last minute, when certain Kremlin elements (e.g. Alexei Kosygin) got cold feet and then mixed messages were sent. Brezhnev and the Soviet military were very much in favor of the war.

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