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Rethinking nuclear strategy

Stephen J. Cimbala

Rethinking nuclear strategy

by Stephen J. Cimbala

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Published by SR Books in Wilmington, DE .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear warfare.,
    • United States -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementStephen J. Cimbala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU263 .C52 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2398739M
      ISBN 100842022945
      LC Control Number87028702

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