Nuclear Recollections

Blair, Bruce G.
April 2003
Defense Monitor;Apr/May2003, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p1
Reflects on the lack of military utility of nuclear weapons and the immortality of their use. Training of military officers for nuclear war preparedness; Conduct of simulation programs; Preparations for nuclear war.


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