German Tanks Roll Back into PolandPosted: June 14, 2015 Filed under: Diplomacy, Global, Russia, War Room | Tags: Associated Press, China, Cold War, Crimea, EUROPE, Moscow, Obama administration, RUSSIA, Ukraine, United States 1 Comment
The tiny Polish town of Swietoszow did not officially exist during the Cold War; as home to a massive but secret Soviet tank force ready to strike at the West, it was removed from all public maps and records.
Last week Nato used the base for the first big deployment of a new special force to defend eastern Europe from an increasingly expansionist Russia.
American Black Hawk helicopters thundered in the skies as German tanks rolled from across the nearby border, along with troops and hardware from seven other nations that make up Nato’s Spearhead Force, which was set up last year in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
The Sunday Times gained exclusive access to the start of Operation Noble Jump, involving more than 2,000 troops from nine countries that will engage in live artillery fire, F-16 jet-fighter aerial bombing, special forces combat and helicopter assaults. Three other drills
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