The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55

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The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55. / Wheeler, Nicholas; Clark, Ian .

USA : Oxford University Press, 1989. 272 p.

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Harvard

Wheeler, N & Clark, I 1989, The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55. Oxford University Press, USA.

APA

Wheeler, N., & Clark, I. (1989). The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55. Oxford University Press.

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Wheeler N, Clark I. The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55. USA: Oxford University Press, 1989. 272 p.

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Wheeler, Nicholas ; Clark, Ian . / The British Origins of Nuclear Strategy 1945-55. USA : Oxford University Press, 1989. 272 p.

Bibtex

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