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Published by History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.


  • Strategic forces -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
  • Soviet Union -- Defenses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, Donald P. Steury.
ContributionsSteury, Donald Paul., Center for the Study of Intelligence (U.S.). History Staff.
LC ClassificationsUA770 .I585 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 504 p. ;
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL630147M
LC Control Number96231313

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