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Fighting a long nuclear war

Christopher I Branch

Fighting a long nuclear war

a strategy, force, policy mismatch

by Christopher I Branch

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Published by National Defense University Press, Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [distributor] in Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC .
Written in English

  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Strategy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher I. Branch
    SeriesNational security affairs monograph series -- 84-5
    ContributionsNational Defense University
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608071M

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Compendium of brief extracts from declassified documents and articles relating to civil defence against weapons of mass destruction. This is orientated towards civil defence today, not towards historians of past eras like the Cold War, so they should carefully check the original documents before citing them, because we have made some editorial omissions and minor.

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