Pre-War Background and Timeline

*Authors Note: With the Christmas break finally here, I am going to use the free time to reorganize the blog, edit and revise previous postings,  and make some other changes if possible. This timeline is being posted for the benefit of new readers, providing them, and everyone else, with an alternative to digging deep in …

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Baltic Approaches: 10 July, 1987 Part III

COMBATLAP’s naval commander believed otherwise. Bornholm possessed no true strategic value for the Warsaw Pact. It was unable to support offensive operations against Denmark and the Baltic approaches. The island’s airport was small and its port facilities were severely limited for that. The attack on Bornholm was a feint, he judged, aimed at distracting his …