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Nuclear weapons and British strategic planning, 1955-1958

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [2534]-260 and index.

      StatementMartin S. Navias.
      SeriesNuclear history program ;, 1, Nuclear history program (Series) ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA647 .N42 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887838M
      ISBN 100198277547
      LC Control Number90049133

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      Number Squadron is a Royal Air Force aircraft squadron, originally based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire and currently based at RAF Marham in Norfolk. It is commonly known as the " Dambusters ", for its actions during Operation Chastise against German dams during the Second World War.


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