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The Science of War

Back to First Principles (The Operational Level of War)

by B. Holden-Reid

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7482260M
ISBN 100415079950
ISBN 109780415079952

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