Germany and the bomb nuclear policies in the two German states, and the united Germany"s nonproliferation commitments by Wolfgang KoМ€tter

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Published by Peace Research Institute Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main .

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  • Germany,
  • Germany (West),
  • Germany (East)


  • Nuclear nonproliferation.,
  • Germany -- Military policy.,
  • Germany (West) -- Military policy.,
  • Germany (East) -- Military policy.

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Book details

StatementWolfgang Kötter, Harald Müller.
SeriesPRIF reports ;, no. 14
ContributionsMüller, Harald, 1949 May 13-
LC ClassificationsJX1974.73 .K6813 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1588190M
ISBN 103926197781
LC Control Number91116496

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