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Principles of improvised explosive devices. by M. J. DeForest

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Published by Paladin Press in Boulder, Colo., USA .
Written in English


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Book details:

LC ClassificationsTP270 .D45 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 69 p., 44 p. of plates. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2977018M
ISBN 100873642880
LC Control Number84226009

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