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Scientific information in wartime

the Allied-German rivalry, 1939-1945

by Pamela Spence Richards

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Science.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-168) and index.

    StatementPamela Spence Richards.
    SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 151
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S2 R53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1415574M
    ISBN 100313290628
    LC Control Number93025050

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