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nuclear revolution inSoviet military affairs

William Roscoe Kintner

nuclear revolution inSoviet military affairs

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

  • Russia -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTranslated and edited, with introd. and commentary, by William R. Kintner and Harriet Fast Scott.
    ContributionsScott, Harriet Fast.
    LC ClassificationsUA770
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 420 p. ;
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20314720M

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