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In this second episode with Don Snedeker we talk to him about his time after his tour of Vietnam when he served in West Germany.
From 1974 to 1986 Don served in a number of roles but most noticeably he was assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fulda, one of the locations where it was assumed that Warsaw Pact units would attack through.
He also trained as a Foreign Area Officer specialising in Western Europe and studied at the German Armed Forces Staff College in Hamburg.
From 1991 to 1992, Don headed the Inspectors and Escorts branch conducting conventional arms control inspections and confidence-building visits in the former Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact countries.
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Co-host James conducts our chat and I am delighted to welcome Don Snedeker to our Cold War conversation…
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