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Urgent need for chemical weapons

Urgent need for chemical weapons

a chink in our armor.

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Published by Association of the United States Army in Arlington, Va. (2425 Wilson Blvd., Arlington 22201) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesSpecial report, Special report (Association of the United States Army)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447 .U48 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1319297M
    LC Control Number92193821

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