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Army"s nuclear power program

the evolution of a support agency

by Lawrence H. Suid

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Electric installations -- History.,
    • United States. Army Facilities Engineering Support Agency -- History.,
    • Army reactors (PM) -- History.,
    • Nuclear engineering -- United States -- History.,
    • Nuclear power plants -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLawrence H. Suid.
      SeriesContributions in military studies,, no. 98
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG480 .S85 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 130 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2203873M
      ISBN 100313272263
      LC Control Number89025700


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