Managing command and control in the Persian Gulf War by Mark David Mandeles

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .

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  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Communications.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-163) and index.

Book details

StatementMark D. Mandeles, Thomas C. Hone, and Sanford S. Terry.
ContributionsHone, Thomas., Terry, Sanford S.
LC ClassificationsUB212 .M36 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL809367M
ISBN 100275952614
LC Control Number95046157

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