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strategic mind-set of the Soviet military

Arnold Lawrence Horelick

strategic mind-set of the Soviet military

an essay-review

by Arnold Lawrence Horelick

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grechko, A. A. -- 1903-1976.,
  • Sokolovskiĭ, Vasiliĭ Danilovich, -- 1897-,
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArnold L. Horelick.
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22395087M

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