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Canadian contribution to the control of chemical and biological warfare

Ranger, Robin

Canadian contribution to the control of chemical and biological warfare

by Ranger, Robin

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Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Chemical warfare -- Canada.,
    • Biological warfare -- Canada.,
    • Disarmament.,
    • Canada -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementRobin Ranger.
      SeriesWellesley paper ;, 5/1976, Wellesley paper ;, 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG447 .R29
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4596253M
      LC Control Number77358803

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