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Nuclear illusion, nuclear reality : Britain, the United States and nuclear weapons, 1958-64

Author: Richard Moore
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Nuclear weapons and international security since 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A study of the political, military and technical aspects of Britains nuclear weapons programme under the Macmillan government, contrasting Britains perceived political decline with its growth in technological mastery and military nuclear capability. Important reading for anyone interested in the history and military technology of the cold war"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Richard, 1968-
Nuclear illusion, nuclear reality.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)778392263
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Moore
ISBN: 9780230230675 0230230679
OCLC Number: 428030700
Description: xv, 332 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Policy-making 1958-61 --
Policy Execution 1958-61 --
Policy Making 1961-64 --
Policy Execution 1961-64 --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Nuclear weapons and international security since 1945.
Responsibility: Richard Moore.

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