The Šumava Exercise: Report by Generals István Oláh and Ferenc Szücs to the Hungarian Politburo5 Jul 1968
This report by Hungarian generals István Oláh and Ferenc Szücs discusses the Warsaw Pact's (WP) "Šumava" military exercise. Oláh and Szücs report on the tense relations between the members of the Czechoslovak armed forces and the Soviet exercise commanders. The Hungarians conclude that the maneuvers highlight the shortcomings and irregularities within the WP.
Collection: A Cardboard Castle?
Sender: Hungarian Generals István Oláh and Ferenc Szücs
Destination (Agency): Hungarian Politburo
Language of Original Document: German
Translators: Mark Kramer
Number of Pages: 8
Cold War Period: 1960s
Persons: Oláh, Szücs, Kazakov, Kádár
Document Source: Archives of the Hungarian Defense Ministry, Budapest
Call Number: 5/12/11
Document Companion: Document No. 53, b)