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The military balance in the Cold War

Walsh, David Ph. D.

The military balance in the Cold War

US perceptions and policy, 1976-85

by Walsh, David Ph. D.

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold war,
  • Balance of power,
  • United States -- Defenses,
  • United States -- Armed Forces,
  • Soviet Union -- Defenses,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby David Walsh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA23 .W315 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17569401M
    ISBN 109780415426190
    LC Control Number2007003129


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