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The Medical consequences of nuclear weapons

The Medical consequences of nuclear weapons

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Published by s.n.] in [Cardiff] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare -- Medical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39.

    Statementby Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons and the Medical Association for the Prevention of War.
    ContributionsMedical Association for the Prevention of War, Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA646
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14080373M
    ISBN 100950793507

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