Western light forces and defence planning by David Gates

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Published by Centre for Defence Studies in Aberdeen, Scotland .

Written in English

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Armed Forces.,
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Other titlesLight forces and defence planning.
Statementby David Gates.
SeriesCentrepiece ;, no. 8-10, Centrepieces ;, no. 8, etc.
LC ClassificationsUA646.3 .G33 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2777905M
LC Control Number86141303

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