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Declassified Documents on the Polish Warsaw Pact Spy
Transcripts of Zhou Enlai’s meetings with Ho Chi Minh, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Kim Il Sung among new items added to DigitalArchive.org
“Liberalization went beyond the limits Dubček intended, the invasion failed to install the men Leonid Brezhnev pref… https://t.co/u5eGiSmXhn
First Secretary of the Ukrainian Communist Party Petro Shelest describes a written appeal for urgent military assis… https://t.co/nZsruiM6A4
“Interpretations of the Prague Spring and its military overthrow are still very much overshadowed by the peaceful r… https://t.co/wPGYi7JUg9
50 years ago today, the Central Committees of the Communist Parties of East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and… https://t.co/zcsAYwcqg5
On August 20th, 1968, at 17:00 hours, the Polish Armed Forces announced: “The troops are at full readiness and are… https://t.co/J373mePRb3