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Major armed conflict

G. D. Kaye

Major armed conflict

a compendium of interstate and intrastate conflict, 1720-1985

by G. D. Kaye

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Published by Dept. of National Defence, Canada, Operational Research and Analysis Establishment in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history, Modern -- 18th century.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.D. Kaye, D.A. Grant, E.J. Emond.
    SeriesORAE report ;, no. R95
    ContributionsGrant, D. A., Emond, E. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD214 .K39 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, [436] p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2294648M
    LC Control Number86165042

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