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American Forces in Berlin

Cold War Outpost, 1945-1994

by Robert P. Grathwol

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Published by United States Dept. of Defense .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCold War Project (U.S.) Legacy Resource Management Program (Producer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7372064M
ISBN 100160452724
ISBN 109780160452727

U.S. Army Berlin (USAB) was a command of the United States Army created in December at the height of the Berlin Wall Crisis. It was created as a separate command from the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) which had previously been in command of American troops in Berlin.   Berlin Airlift begins In response to the Soviet blockade of land routes into West Berlin, the United States begins a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine to the citizens of the besieged city.

  U.S. and Soviet forces standoff across Checkpoint Charlie in , one of the many Cold War flare-ups that occurred in occupied Berlin after World War II. (U.S. Army) Master Sgt. Robert Charest is a veteran of Detachment A who has started the push for recording the unit's : Logan Nye. Special Forces Berlin was a one of a kind unit that had no parallel. It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for missions such as the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in

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Commanders and leaders. 1st Belorussian Front:Location: Berlin, Nazi Germany, 52°31′N 13°23′E. Special Forces Berlin was a one of a kind unit that had no parallel. It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for missions such as the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in /5().

Retired Special Forces soldier and former CIA agent James Stejskal was among among the members of Detachment A. He served in it for nine years and just wrote a book on the recently-declassified unit, called Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S.

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This book relays the history of a little known and highly classified US Army Special Forces Detachment that was stationed in Berlin, Germany from to It came into existence in response to the threat posed by the massive armies of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies to /5.

When men from the 10th Special Forces Group arrived in Berlin inthey used U.S. standard-issue guns, including the M2 carbine and MA1 pistol. American forces in Berlin: Cold War outpost, / by Robert P. Grathwol, Donita M.

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It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for other deployments including the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in This wonderful (and well-illustrated) book presents the history of the American forces in West Berlin and depicts the people, places and events that occurred in this.

volume on the history of Special Forces Berlin (SF Ber-lin). Known by various names throughout its three-decade existence, the unit—initially known as “Det A” (unclassi-fied), formally the 39th Special Forces Detachment (then classified)—has been described by the former commander of the US Army Special Operations Command, Lt.

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On 4 Julythe American Independence Day, U.S. troops officially took charge of their occupation sector in southwest Berlin. In Septemberafter almost 50 years, the Allied troops withdrew from Berlin.This book tells the history of a unique US Army Special Forces Detachment and the men who served with it.

Initially known as Detachment “A” - Berlin, it was stationed far behind the Iron Curtain in West Berlin, inside the Soviet-controlled German Democratic Republic. This unit existed for one reason: to cause havoc behind the enemy’s lines.

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite, – James Stejskal (Casemate, ), pp., notes, timelines, appendices, bibliography, index. Reviewed by David A. Foy.