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Soviet Union
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a former communist country that fought the cold war with the United States and which consisted of Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics; established 1922 and officially dissolved 31 December 1991
  • When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, Bin Laden relocated to Peshawar, Pakistan, and later Afghanistan.
    p. 161.6
  • At the time Marcinko established the command, there were only two SEAL teams, so "six" was chosen to make the Soviets think the Navy had more teams.
    p. 17.8
  • Because he was a Muslim, it was his duty to fight the invading Soviets, he claimed.
    p. 161.7

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