Uncertain Times Ahead D+24 (2 August, 1987) 2200-2359 Zulu

2205 Zulu- In Moscow consolidation efforts continued in the shadows of major emergency services and civil defense operations in the vicinity of what remained of the Kremlin and Lubyanka. Even the consolidation efforts were limited and dependent upon radiological readings. At the present time the areas giving off the highest readings were predictably those around …

The Southern Flank D+6 (15 July, 1987) Part I

For NATO, total control of the sea lanes of communication in the Eastern Mediterranean became a necessity by the seventh day of the war. The first NATO convoy bound for Greece entered the Aegean Sea at 0800 hours local time on D+6 and made port later in the day. Behind it was an even larger …