The Central Front: 9 July, 1987 0130-0400 Part I

News of the raid at Geilenkirchen reached NATO headquarters in Brussels shortly after it began. SACEUR wasted no time in getting the word out. Less than a minute after giving the order, flash messages were going out to every NATO installation across Europe warning them to be prepared for the sudden appearance of Spetsnaz commandos …

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Search for the Stealth: 8 July, 1987 Part II*

Sergeant Richard Lawson walked into the pub shortly after 1400. The short, stocky NCO stopped ¬†and spoke to the bartender for a brief moment, and then exchanged greetings with a few of the older gentlemen at the bar. Prokofiev got the idea that they knew Lawson personally and were pumping him for news. On the …