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Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chemical warfare -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Chemical agents (Munitions) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Biological warfare -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementD. Hank Ellison.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG447 .E44 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17160454M
ISBN 100849314348
ISBN 109780849314346
LC Control Number2007005392

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