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The effects of nuclear weapons.

United States. Dept. of Defense.

The effects of nuclear weapons.

Samuel Glasstone, editor.

by United States. Dept. of Defense.

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic bomb,
  • Radiation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGlasstone, Samuel, 1897-,, United States. Defense Atomic Support Agency. Effects of nuclear weapons
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF767 U5225 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination730p.
    Number of Pages730
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17174457M

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