James Stejskal served for 23 years with US Special Forces, including two tours in Berlin. Special Forces Berlin was a small detachment of 100 highly trained soldiers who, should hostilities break out, were to wreak havoc behind Warsaw Pact lines.
The US government only acknowledged its existence in 2014 and James has written an incredible story of how these unsung heroes would have fought and died on what was effectively a one way mission.
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Back to today’s episode, the story starts with James’ initial recruitment into the US Army. We welcome James to our Cold War conversation…
Full video Interview of James https://www.c-span.org/video/?429564-2/special-forces-cold-war-berlin
Special Forces Berlin Web site https://www.detachment-a.org/
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