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Command and control

Frank M. Snyder

Command and control

the literature and commentaries

by Frank M. Snyder

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Published by National Defense University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Command and control systems -- United States.,
    • Command of troops.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank M. Snyder.
      ContributionsNational Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB212 .S64 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 167 p. ;
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1047320M
      LC Control Number93248156
      OCLC/WorldCa29370015


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