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Published by Dahlgren Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va. (17320 Dahlgren Rd., Dahlgren 22448-5100) .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Korea (North)


  • Nuclear weapons -- Korea (North),
  • Deterrence (Strategy),
  • United States -- Military policy.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert V. Gates.
ContributionsNaval Surface Warfare Center (U.S.). Dahlgren Division.
LC ClassificationsU264.5.K7 G38 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL545783M
LC Control Number96126111

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