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Spotlight on the Soviet Union

Spotlight on the Soviet Union

a report from a conference at Sundvollen, Norway, April 25-27, 1985.

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Published by Alumni Association of the Norwegian Defence College in Oslo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesForsvarets høgskoleforening.
      SeriesReport / Alumni Association of the Norwegian Defence College ;, no. 1/86, Report (Forsvarets høgskoleforening) ;, no. 86/1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .S755 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2430218M
      LC Control Number87119001

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