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Perception and strategic warning

Brunner, Edmund.

Perception and strategic warning

by Brunner, Edmund.

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offensive (Military science),
  • Air defenses.,
  • War and emergency legislation -- United States.,
  • United States -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund Brunner, Jr.
    SeriesA Rand note -- N-1273-AF
    ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Air Force
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435759M

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