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new perspective on war: chemical and biological warfare

John Cookson

new perspective on war: chemical and biological warfare

a study with special reference to Vietnam

by John Cookson

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Published by Chemical & Biological Warfare Group in [Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Chemical warfare -- Vietnam.,
    • Biological warfare -- Vietnam.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 125-127.

      Statementby John Cookson and Judith Nottingham.
      ContributionsNottingham, Judith, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG447 .C66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], 129 p.
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4935478M
      LC Control Number76362500

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