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Chemical weapons

Chemical weapons

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050 Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Chemical warfare -- United States.,
    • Chemical warfare -- Safety measures.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG447 .U4463 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL478298M
      LC Control Number98204389

      A comprehensive overview of the development, future, and implications of biological and chemical weapons. Spiers’s book traces the origins of chemical and biological warfare from their ancient beginnings to the first major use of gas in in World War I, 5/5(1).


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