TITLE

Could Russia Survive a Nuclear Attack?

AUTHOR(S)
Raymond, Ellsworth
PUB. DATE
November 1977
SOURCE
National Review;11/25/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p1363
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the possible implications if there is a nuclear war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. In the event of a nuclear war, the Soviet Union would suffer smaller bombing losses because of its vast territory and dispersed industry and population. But cities in the Soviet Union are small in land area, that is, about half the size of American cities with equal populations. It is estimated that many more people would be killed by one hydrogen bomb hitting a city in the Soviet Union, than by one bomb hitting New York.
ACCESSION #
6058248

 

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